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Object Number:21167B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th-18th century CE
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1799
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 4.9 cm
Depth: 5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Henry Ling Roth, 1899


Aegis pendant with two interlinked mudfish that form a diamond shape in center of plaque. Raised pellets used for eyes curled hatching used for barbels. Pendant bail at top center of plaque.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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