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Ermeline de la Croix

Research Assistant


Ermeline de la Croix studied Law, Art History and Archaeology at Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne University. After obtaining her two bachelor's degrees, she pursued a first year Heritage and Museums master's degree in the same university and specialized in the art of the Kingdom of Benin. Her master's thesis focused on the Iyoba Idia ivory mask kept at the British Museum. Currently in her second year of master's degree, she is preparing for the entrance exam for heritage curators at the French National Heritage Institute. For Digital Benin she is working on the provenance data in collaboration with Dr. Felicity Bodenstein.