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Knife

Object Number:
AF2112
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
18th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:
Human Hand
Description:
Bill-hook shape, with handle terminating as human hand.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
25777   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 11
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[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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