FMNH 210116.nosub[1]

  • 210116: figure
    Photographer: Diane Alexander White : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: wood, paint, glass, metal figure sculpture
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    Scanner: Aidan Hercules : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 22-5 | ENT | Provenience: Oyo, Nigeria | People or Culture: Yoruba | Object: Statue (ibeji figure) | Material: Hard wood, carved, traces of paint. Necklace of glass beads. Metal nails in eyes. | Description: Representation of humanoid male figure, standing on round base. Protruding eyes, 4 tribal scars on ea. cheek, 3 on forehead. Head and neck, yellowish "natural" wood finish. Hair w/ traces of blue paint; figure and base traces of red paint. Green, blue, red-brown glass beads. Back of head, buttocks and base flattened. | Dimensions: (in cm.) Ht. 27.5 | Collection: W. R. Bascom 1951 [LEFT MARGIN] A | 2102116 | Field No. Bascom 2031 A | Neg. No. 45 | Acc. 2615 [BACK] [2 PHOTOGRAPHS]
Catalog Number: 210116.nosub[1]
Description: figure sculpture
Materials: wood, paint, glass, metal
Cultural Attribution: Yoruba
Accession Number: [2615] W. R. Bascom (Gift)
Accession Year: 1957
Collector/Source: William R. Bascom, William R. Bascom
EMu IRN: 1115352
GUID: cab46641-3725-4379-bf01-455b2c86fcf1

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