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Object Number:
AF5082
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
16th century
Early Date:
1520
Late Date:
1580
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Male Head
King
Description:
Bronze head of a 15th Century king. Three small cicatrizations in middle of forehead, damaged inlay, four over each eye; much battered.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
105?   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 263
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 113
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