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Ethnological Museum of Berlin Afrika [III C 8072 b]

Amtsstab (Staff of office)

http://www.smb-digital.de/eMuseumPlus?service=ImageAsset&module=collection&objectId=200238&resolution=superImageResolution#2367834 (Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Fotograf unbekannt (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Abgesandte des Königs oder von Würdenträgern trugen als Zeichen ihrer Autorität solche Messingstäbe. Ihr unterer Teil ist flach wie eine Klinge und mit gepunzten Motiven verziert. Am oberen Teil, dem Griff, befinden sich kleine Köpfe oder Figuren.

Material/Technique

Messing

Measurements

Höhe x Breite x Tiefe: ca. 93 x 3,5 x 3,5 cm; Gewicht: ca. 0,4 kg

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Links / Documents

Created
Nigeria
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Benin
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1701 - 1900
Created Created
1701 - 1900
1700 1902

Object from: Ethnological Museum of Berlin

The Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) evolved from the collections of the royal cabinets of art and since its foundation in 1873 has become ...

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[Last update: 2019/10/01]

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