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Object Number:
AF5081
Current Location:
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
Human Head
Description:
Very large, with winged headdress.
Height:
44.7cm
Outside Diameter:
29cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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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:

[Book] Celenko, Theodore. Egypt in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 59
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 32
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[Journal] : Page/Fig./Plate: 167
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture.
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