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Object Number:
AF2102
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area:
West Africa
Date Made:
16th-19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:
mudfish
Human Face
Description:
Quadrangular, bronze. Four mudfish on each of three sides; one side plain; on side opposite this a human mask in middle; on other two sides a boss in same positions.
Height:
19cm
Width:
10.4cm
Depth:
10.1cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
29809   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)
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Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1950 - 31 Dec 1950)
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Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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