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Abia (Game Piece)

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Artist Unknown (Cameroon)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Sculpture | Kola nut shell
Size: 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in. (0.6 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Cameroon
Culture: Africa, Cameroon
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Football shaped; carved with animal with one front and one back leg visible and birdlike beak and tail plumage; animal has three rows of radiating stripes alternating with three rows of dots
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James Willis
Accession Number: 99.137.5
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009