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A Benin-bronze head

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A Benin-bronze head of a serpent, which was probably used as a marionette. The hand slid like a glove in the head and a fabric-covered arm was moved like a snake.

Felix von LUSCHAN: Die Altertümer von Benin, Band 1 -3, Berlin 1919, 18. Kapitel S 340-342. Tafel 77 und 78. Related exemplare: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum.

More detailed information and guesses Gallery Peter Herrmann

Height: 10 cm

Length: 30 cm

Width: 22 cm

Weight: 2,1 kg