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Object Number:AF2057
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 17th–19th century CE
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Iconography:Leopard Head
Height: 12.7 cm
Outside Diameter:12 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:29793 - Dealer's Number


Leopard head. Round head with leaf-shaped ears toward back of head, tip of right ear is broken, almond-shaped eyes, wide nose, mouth partially open to reveal upper and lower canine teeth, circles pattern throughout.

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