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Ife Head from Alice Kaplan Collection

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Nicholson, Peter
Date made: 1977
Materials: white light transmission; film
Measurements: 9 in x 9 in
Classification: holograms

Greenish 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.

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