University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2065A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 18th century
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Cock
Height: 51.99 cm
Length: 48.01 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25868 - Dealer's Number

Description

Top of roosters head has casting damage


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
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14 and p. 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2.. University Museum Bulletin. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 80View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 2014. Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture Inspired by Penn Museum Treasures.. Philadelphia. pg. 133 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 5View 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: 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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