University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5081
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 44.7cm
Outside Diameter:29cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1921

Description

Very large, with winged headdress.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)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

Bibliography:

[Book] Celenko, Theodore. Egypt in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 59View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Article] Coon, Carleton S. & Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. The University Museum Bulletin. 21 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 32View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Journal] : Page/Fig./Plate: 167View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. : Page/Fig./Plate: 36View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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