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Triton Shell Vessel

Igbo-Ukwu, 800 – 900CE
Triton Shell Vessel, Igbo-Ukwu
Triton Shell Vessel, zoomed in
16 cmTriton Shell Vessel scale comparison30.5 cm
See Triton Shell Vessel in the Kaleidoscope

Triton Shell Vessel is an Igbo Bronze Sculpture created between c.800CE and 900CE. It lives at the National Museum Lagos in Nigeria. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Vessels.

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