University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2102
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: West Africa
Date Made: 16th-19th century
Copper Alloy
Human Face
Height: 19cm
Width: 10.4cm
Depth: 10.1cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number29809 - Dealer's Number


Quadrangular, bronze. Four mudfish on each of three sides; one side plain; on side opposite this a human mask in middle; on other two sides a boss in same positions.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
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
Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1950 - 31 Dec 1950)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa. Actual CitationView 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: 42-43View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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