Ceremonial Sword



From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

View All (5) Object Images

Object Number AF2050
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy

Ceremonial sword (Eben). Leaf-shaped blade with thin hilt. Hilt wrapped with single strip of brass ending in spiral double loop.

Length 39 cm
Width 9.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 26418 - Dealer's Number

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.