University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5074
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Monkey Head

Description

Covered with embossed leaf brass. The stopper a monkey's head in wood.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 167View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. : Page/Fig./Plate: 109View Objects cited in this Publication

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