University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5079
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Bronze

Description

Small carved wooden cylinder with the circle of flaring, wooden pegs at each end for holding tympana.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition
Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 6View Objects cited in this Publication

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