Scepter (Makpo)

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Title

Scepter (Makpo)

Date

19th Century

Context

Benin, Africa
Fon

Medium/Dimensions

Brass, copper, iron, wood
22 x 10 x 1 in. (55.9 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm)

Object Number

2003.065.005

Credit Line

Museum purchase

Exhibits/Publications

The Ornate Implement: An Exhibition of the African Knives, Swords, Axes, and Adzes from the Collection of Frederick and Claire Mebel, Hood Museum of Art, September 26 - March 29, 1981
Tamara Northern, The Ornate Implement: An Exhibition of the African Knives, Swords, Axes, and Adzes from the Collection of Frederick and Claire Mebel (Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, 1981), 34, figure 133.|
Peter Westerdijk, African Metal Implements: Weapons, Tools, and Regalia: Collection of Frederick & Claire Mebel (Greenvale, NY: Hillwood Art Gallery, 1984), figure 27.|
MCCM Newsletter, March - May, 2004.

Rights

© Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Photo by Bruce M. White, 2008.
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On View

No

Citation

“Scepter (Makpo),” Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections Online, accessed September 21, 2018, http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/7596.

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