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Plaque

Object Number:
AF2066
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Period:
16th Century
Date Made:
16th century
Early Date:
1520
Late Date:
1580
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:
Figures
Spear
Shield
Description:
Plaque with seven figures holding spears, shields, etc.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
25860   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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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: 264
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[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: cover
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[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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[Catalogue] 2008. Handbill/Iyare! Splendor & Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. : Page/Fig./Plate: Front
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[Catalogue] Postcard. 2008. Invitation/Iyare! Splendor & Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. : Page/Fig./Plate: Front
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[Book] Penn Museum. 2008. When in the World?/Calendar. : Page/Fig./Plate: Cover
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[Book] Celenko, Theodore. Egypt in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 51
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[Book] IBM Gallery of Science and Art. 1989. Poster: Discovering The Past: Highlights from The University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania.
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[Article] Barnes, Sandra T. & Ben-Amos, Paula G. 1983. Benin, Oyo, and Dahomey: Warfare, State Building, and the Sacralization of Iron in West African History. Expedition. 25 (2): 5-14. : Page/Fig./Plate: 6
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 43
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[Book] Jefferson, Louise E. 1974. The Decorative Arts of Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 131
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33
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[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 79
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