University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2112
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 18th century
Late Date: 18th century
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:Human Hand
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25777 - Dealer's Number

Description

Bill-hook shape, with handle terminating as human hand.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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