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Hippopotamus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

9th/mid–19th century

Artist:

Cross River Region
Southern Nigeria
Coastal West Africa

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Cross River Region

Title

Hippopotamus

Origin

Nigeria

Date

801 CE–1866

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

L. 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Sylvia Shaw Judson, Theodora Shaw King, and David Shaw King in memory of Howard Van Doren Shaw

Reference Number

1975.492

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