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Ife head from Alice Kaplan collection

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Date made: 1977
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 14 in x 11 in x 1/4 in
Classification: holograms

Bright red image of a bald, male Ife head (12th-15th century Nigeria); apparently a wood carving, as vertical grooves appear to run down the length of the face; on a thick glass plate.


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MOH-1993.47.HOL005