University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF5079
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1921

Description

Small carved wooden cylinder with the circle of flaring, wooden pegs at each end for holding tympana.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 108View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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