early 17th century
Iyoba (Queen Mother) with conical headress, but without hole in crown.
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
In A Rush? Take a Quick Tour of The Museum ( Sep 1996 - Jun 1997)
[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 9
[Article] Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 2000. (Back Cover). Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 42 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Back Cover
[Book] University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Postcard: Brass Memorial Head of a Queen Mother, Benin. Early Style, Possibly 17th Century.
[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 59
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 114
[Article] Plass, Margaret. 1959. The Art of Benin. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 1 (4)
: Page/Fig./Plate: 3/1
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 263
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