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Object Number:
AF2064B
Current Location:
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
1400 - 1500 AD
Early Date:
1400
Late Date:
1500
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
Human Head
Description:
Head of statue. Chin not confined in "choker". Headdress like AF2063. From royal altar of Benin.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
25024   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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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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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 40
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[Journal] Purpura, Allyson. African Art, African Voices: Long Steps Never broke a Back Vol.: 38, No. 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 78-80
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[Book] Blackmun Visona, Monica. 2001. A History of Art in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 321
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[Book] Blier, Suzanne P. 1998. The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form. 272. : Page/Fig./Plate: 45
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[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 18
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 32
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