Bell

Description
Cast copper alloy head, with the ‘ogboni’/oshugbo’ sign in mid forehead, flap and mushrooms on top of head. Fine casting, probably made in Ijebu Ode, where the Oshugbo society is prominent. Likely acquired by FP Pinkett 1895 - 1911.
Accession Loan No.
1/1993/5
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
bell
Simple Name
bell
Full Name
ceremonial bell
Cultural Group
Yoruba
Production Year High
1911
Production Parish
Ijebu
Production Town
Ijebu Ode
Production County
SW Nigeria
Production Country
Nigeria
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
cast copper alloy
Production Method
1989126
Function Name
cult object
Collection Area Region
W
Collection Continent
Africa

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