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Benin bronze from Kaplan collection
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Nicholson, Peter; Nicholson, Ana Maria
Date made: 1977
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 10 in x 8 in
Red image of a 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 superimposed over a large, bright red oval in background; figure is cut off at the waist.
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