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Armlet

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Object Number:
29-93-5
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Owo-Yoruba
Provenience:
Nigeria
Culture Area:
Owo-Yoruba
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Description:
Ivory. Double; inner cylinder locked with outer by raised carving.

Yoruba ivory armlet. Double ivory armlets, carved from a single section of elephant tusk, are part of the ceremonial costume of chiefs.
Height:
13cm
Width:
10.8cm
Depth:
9.2cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from the estate of George Byron Gordon
Other Number:
757   -   Other Number
125   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 35
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30
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[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 65
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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 142, 143, 145
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