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Gong - Fon - Benin
Gong - Fon - Benin
Gong - Fon - Benin
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Gong - Fon - Benin
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Gong - Fon - Benin
Ethnic group
Fon
Origin
Benin
Material
Iron
Description
Bell-shaped, iron gong with a long, square handle and a large elongated body.
Signs of corrosion.
Matt patina.
The gong is struck in order to to summon the gods.
Photo 3 shows a similar gong being played in Benin.
Photograph - Eric Makin, February 2005
Price:   95,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  03-37
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