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Object Number:
AF5074
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
Monkey Head
Description:
Covered with embossed leaf brass. The stopper a monkey's head in wood.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 167
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[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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