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Object Number:AF5108
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th century CE
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Iconography:Human Figure
Ox Head
Height: 42.01 cm
Width: 38 cm
Depth: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number:134 - Dealer's Number
068 - Cast Number

Description

Two figures in relief, one holding an ox's head.

Warriors presenting a sacrifice.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1990) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] 1965. Reproductions.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2.. The University Museum Bulletin. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 121View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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