University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Owo-Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Kingdom of Benin
Culture Area: Owo-Yoruba
Date Made: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Human Figures
Height: 18.5cm
Outside Diameter:8.1cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number054 - Cast Number

Description

Five supporting figures. Principle wears catfish headdress and cross on breast


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64-65View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 36View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Hall, H. U. "An Ivory Standing Cup From Benin" Vol.: Vol. XVII, No. 4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 421View Objects cited in this Publication

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