Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries
From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Curatorial Section: African
|Africa Galleries - On Display
|Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
|16th century CE
|Copper Alloy | Bronze
|Lost Wax Casting
|Warriors | Standing male figure
Plaque with two warriors wearing leopards’ tooth necklaces and befeathered hats with cascading horsetails. Their chests are covered with bell-hung leather and cloth tunics decorated to resemble leopards’ faces. Background has river leaves and stippling.
|Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
|27653 - Dealer's Number
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