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ID number:  BIRRC-D0048
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Small carved calabash lid
Object type:  Calabash
Place made:  Oyo, W. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Collector:  Danford, John
Materials:  Calabash
Measurements:  17 cm

Partially pierced calabash bowl lid with geometric pattern (guilloene circles and bands) partly lined in grey. Inscription in Yoruba: MO BERU AIYE PIPO 'I fear the world too much' and AYE TOTO 'Great world!'

Inscriptions / Translations:  Inscription in Yoruba: MO BERU AIYE PIPO 'I fear the world too much' and AYE TOTO 'Great world!'

2 Related People

Unknown



Danford, John

1913
1970
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