University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5108
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th century
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Human Figure
Ox Head
Height: 42.01cm
Width: 38cm
Depth: 9.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number134 - Field No SF
068 - Cast Number

Description

Two figures in relief, one holding an ox's head.
Warriors presenting a sacrifice.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] 1965. Reproductions. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 61View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 121View Objects cited in this Publication

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