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
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:Human Hand
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number25777 - Dealer's Number

Description

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


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 11View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: D-22View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 149View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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