{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 7386, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/7386", "Disp_Access_No" : "1965.25", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "0", "_Disp_End_Date" : "0", "Disp_Title" : "Head Fragment", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Unknown, Edo (Bini)", "Sort_Artist" : "Unknown, Edo (Bini)", "Disp_Dimen" : "4 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 2 5/16 in. (10.8 x 8.1 x 5.9 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "4 1/4 in.", "Disp_Width" : "3 3/16 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Clay", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Clay, pigment", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This small head fragment from the Benin culture in Nigeria is the oldest African object in the Memorial Art Gallery’s collection. It was a part of the great royal court art of Benin and likely represents one of the deceased kings (Oba) or attendants. The Benin believed the Oba was both a deity and a human ruler. The Benin kingdom was known for its very fine brass casting and this small clay head may have served as a casting form for a shrine figure. [Gallery label text, 2009]", "Dedication" : "Marion Stratton Gould Fund", "Copyright_Type" : "Artist Unknown", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ceramics", "Creation_Place2" : "Nigerian", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/65.25_A2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/65.25_A2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/65.25_A2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/65.25_A2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "25512", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }