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Plaque

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Object Number:
AF2069
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Description:
Single figure from plaque. Forehead bare, headdress rising in tall spike.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
25969   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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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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[Article] Langton, Leslie R. 1968. The Restoration of a Bronze Plaque From Benin. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 10 (4): 2-7.
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