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Benin Bronze from Kaplan Collection

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Nicholson, Peter
Date made: 1977
Materials: white light transmission; film
Measurements: 11 3/4 in x 10 in
Classification: holograms

Greenish image of a tall, slender, robed, male, Benin bronze figure wearing a helmet and ringed protective article around neck; figure has expressive face with large eyes and holds a square object in his right hand that he is poised to throw; figure is cut off below the waist.


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MOH-1993.47.HOL115