Permanent Collection

Altar to the Hand (ikegobo)

Title: Altar to the Hand (ikegobo)
Dimensions: 17 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 14 in. (44.5 x 52.7 x 35.6 cm)
Medium: Wood and kaolin
Credit Line: Gift of the James G. Hanes Memorial Fund
Object Number: G.72.2.4

Culture: Edo; Benin Kingdom, Nigeria
Inscriptions: Lettered on bottom of top sections: "BENIN.W.AFRICA-WBSTR 1899"
Classification: Sculpture
Department: African