Chief's Altar Piece, between 1500 and 1897

  • Benin, African
  • Overall: 10 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 4 3/4 inches (26.7 × 11.4 × 12.1 cm)

Gift of Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams

74.224

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Benin
  • Feather
  • Sculpture
  • Headdress
  • Altarpiece
  • Nigeria
  • Head (animal or human component)

Karl Heinz Krieg (Germany). Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams

1975-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Benin, African, Chief's Altar Piece, between 1500 and 1897. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams, 74.224.