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Plaque

Object Number:
AF5108
Current Location:
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
Description:
Two figures in relief, one holding an ox's head.
Warriors presenting a sacrifice.
Height:
42cm
Width:
38cm
Depth:
9.5cm
Other Number:
134   -   Field No SF
068   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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