University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2073A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: early 16th century
Early Date: 1515
Late Date: 1540
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Woman
Tablet
Height: 12cm
Width: 9.6cm
Depth: 4.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number25798 - Dealer's Number

Description

Woman holding up tablet.


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

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 263View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 78View Objects cited in this Publication

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