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Plaque

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Object Number:
AF5084
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
16th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
Bird
Ibis?
Description:
Bronze plaque with figure of ibis (?) in relief.
Height:
38cm
Width:
17.4cm
Depth:
3.5cm
Other Number:
95   -   Field No SF
055   -   Cast Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126
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