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Statue

Native Name:
Iyoba
Object Number:
AF5102
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area:
Edo (Africa)
Date Made:
early 17th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Female Head
Queen Mother
Description:
Iyoba (Queen Mother) with conical headress, but without hole in crown.
Other Number:
013   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 9
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[Article] Expedition. 2000. (Back Cover). Expedition. 42 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Back Cover
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[Book] University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Postcard: Brass Memorial Head of a Queen Mother, Benin. Early Style, Possibly 17th Century.
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[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 59
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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 114
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[Article] Plass, Margaret. 1959. The Art of Benin. Expedition. 1 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 3/1
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[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 263
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