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by Linda Mewat

Download Symbols of Kings: Benin Art at the Pitt Rivers Museum ePub
  • ISBN 0902793241
  • ISBN13 978-0902793248
  • Language English
  • Author Linda Mewat
  • Publisher Oxford University Pitt Rivers Museum (December 1991)
  • Pages 24
  • Formats docx mbr rtf lrf
  • Category Photography
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1250 kb
  • Size Fb2 1729 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
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Benin art at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Published 1991 by Pitt Rivers Museum in (Oxford).

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I can spend hours in this place. Red coral was seen as a symbol of life and health. Coral and shell carved hand. and holding coral via Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

I can spend hours in this place. There are literally hundreds of cases of things from every possible place on Earth. Takes a few hours to see it properly, but it will blow your mind. A view of the many display cases of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University. and holding coral via Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. Coral and shell carved hands like this one made gestures that warded off the evil eye, or the 'damage done by the jealous or covetous gaze of another, to which animals are deemed particularly susceptible' (Edward Lovett).

Then come along to the Pitt Rivers Museum this Saturday 19 October and be interviewed on your thoughts and experiences of Queer Spaces in Oxford to be put into a film for the Queering Spires Exhibition at the Museum of Oxford! And/or bring along an everyday object of queer significance t. .

Then come along to the Pitt Rivers Museum this Saturday 19 October and be interviewed on your thoughts and experiences of Queer Spaces in Oxford to be put into a film for the Queering Spires Exhibition at the Museum of Oxford! And/or bring along an everyday object of queer significance to you and tell us why.

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Amulets at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Horned Hand amulet, Corsica Mano cornuta, or ‘horned hand’ amulets are thought to be of ancient Italian origin and are worn as protection against the harmful glance of the Evil Eye. Mano cornuta is one of two hand gestures that are commonly used for this purpose, the second being the mano fica, or ‘fig hand’. Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to Pharaoh Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Cool Masks Awesome Masks Ancient Greek Art Half Mask Satyr Centaur Occult Art African Masks Woodland Creatures.

The Pitt Rivers has more than 300,000 objects in its collection, many of which were . She is happy that they have provided the Pitt Rivers Museum with better information for people learning about her culture.

The Pitt Rivers has more than 300,000 objects in its collection, many of which were acquired by colonial functionaries, missionaries and anthropologists in the heyday of the British empire. The museum itself is curated in a peculiar style – in line with the request of benefactor Augustus Pitt Rivers – with objects organised according to type rather than place of origin. One book taken from the library’s archives, written in 1901 by Sidney Langford Hinde, a medical officer in British East Africa, is called The Last of the Masai. It is a work of colonial anthropology.