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Object Number:
AF2048
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
16th - 19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Bronze
Description:
Surmounted by a bird with outstretched wings.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
27256   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 41
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22
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[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 160
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