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Object Number:
29-94-3
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
16th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Description:
Oba making offering
Height:
49.3cm
Width:
40.5cm
Depth:
11.5cm
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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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:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 42
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33
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[Journal] Hall, H. U. "The African Collections" Vol.: Vol. 3, No. 6. : Page/Fig./Plate: 145
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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 122
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[Article] Plass, Margaret. 1959. The Art of Benin. Expedition. 1 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 4/2
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