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Statue

Object Number:
AF2064A
Current Location:
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
16th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
Human Head
Description:
Head of a statue. Chin not confined in "choker". Headdress like AF2063. From royal altar of Benin.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
25023   -   Dealer's Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 3
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 32
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[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 77
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