Figure

Carving depicting a Dahomean warrior who is holding an axe and severed head. Likely acquired by FP Pinkett 1895 - 1911.

Object Summary

Museum Number 88/1927/2
Simple Name figure
Full Name figure
Common Name figure
Production country Benin
Material wood; pigment
Collection class Religion and magic
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region W
Production parish Anago
Production town Porto Novo
Production continent Africa
Production year high 1911
Cultural group Yoruba
Function name cult object