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Object Number:AF5082
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th century CE
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 20.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1921
Other Number:105? - Dealer's Number


Trophy head with four eyebrow marks that distinguish foreigners, hair in five evenly stacked rows, wearing an odigba collar.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition


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[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 263View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret B. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 5-76 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 13. no. 2. pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.113, fig. 39View 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: p. 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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