University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2069
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Height: 45.7cm
Width: 23.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number25969 - Dealer's Number

Description

Single figure from plaque. Forehead bare, headdress rising in tall spike.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126View Objects cited in this Publication
[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.View Objects cited in this Publication

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