University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2077B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Iconography:Male Face
Height: 17.7cm
Width: 11.6cm
Depth: 7.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number29238 - Dealer's Number

Description

Man's face; pointed beard, no tribe marks; probably representing a European. Forehead terminating above in three corone like points; nose aquiline.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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