University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:21168
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Height: 12 cm
Length: 8.6 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Henry Ling Roth, 1899

Description

Ivory. Broken. Four standing figures, heads alternately at top and bottom.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin\'s Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Sep 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 135, 136View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 117View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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