16th - 19th century
Surmounted by a bird with outstretched wings.
Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 41
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 22
[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 160
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