Bell: An Article from

WHERE GODS AND MORTALS MEET

 Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE URHOBO PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

April 9  August 16, 2004

 

Perkins Foss, Ph. D.

Guest Curator

 

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Bell

Bell

Lower Niger, Nigeria

Bell

Copper alloy. H. 11 cm.

Private Collection

This small bell is one of many types that are found in the ground and in the creeks throughout Urhoboland. They are said to be sacred objects, gifts from the spirit world.

 

 

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