University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2064B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 1400 - 1500 AD
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1400 - 1500 AD
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 22.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25024 - Dealer's Number

Description

Head of statue. Chin not confined in "choker". Headdress like AF2063. From royal altar of Benin.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
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:

[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Purpura, Allyson. African Art, African Voices: Long Steps Never broke a Back Vol.: 38, No. 2.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Blackmun Visona, Monica. 2001. A History of Art in Africa.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Blier, Suzanne P. 1998. The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form. 272.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] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture.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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