University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-93-2
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: Edo (Africa)
Date Made: 16th century
Height: 12.8cm
Width: 9.2cm
Depth: 9cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929
Other Number123 - Other Number


Ivory. Carved with design of which the principal feature is the catfish king.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 147, 148View Objects cited in this Publication

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