University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2065A
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 18th century
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Height: 51.99cm
Length: 48.01cm
Width: 22cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number25868 - Dealer's Number


Top of roosters head has casting damage

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14 and p. 41View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 63View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 80View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 2014. Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture Inspired by Penn Museum Treasures. 133. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5View Objects cited in this Publication

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