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Iron Gong Currency - Nupe People - Nigeria

Price: $2,000.00


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Although the gong is a type of percussion instrument used on a daily basis, a gong of this size had value beyond its material usefulness. Ironwork was believed to have magical dimensions, and as such was a high-end commodity. Gongs were traded and used as a type of currency.

42"H x 14"W x 6"D

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