Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF5108
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 16th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Brass
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Human Figure | Ox Head

Plaque with two figures/warrior. Figures wearing hair styled in corn rows, leaopard-tooth necklaces, and wrapper. Figure on right carries an double dagger at hip, medicine bicep bracelet and wrist bracelet on right arm. Figure on left carries a animal 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

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