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Oko (side-blown horn)

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Benin culture
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
L. ±30.2cm (±11 7/8in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.3561
Not on view
A side-blown bronze ceremonial horn, richly ornamented with figures of deities, lizards, and serpents (fragment).
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
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