University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th century
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Height: 47.5cm
Width: 39.5cm
Depth: 11.5cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Oba making offering


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 42View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] : Page/Fig./Plate: 145View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 122View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Plass, Margaret. 1959. The Art of Benin. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 1 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 4/2View Objects cited in this Publication

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