University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-93-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Owo-Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: Owo-Yoruba
Date Made: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Height: 20cm
Width: 6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929
Other Number126 - Other Number

Description

Ivory. Carved openwork figure of a woman with 3-plumed headdress.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 132View Objects cited in this Publication

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