University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:21167A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Length: 17
Width: 11.2
Credit Line:Gift of Henry Ling Roth, 1899

Description

Human face; the nose elongated into a mudfish whose tail ends in a human hand. "Bells" around edge (some missing) - at top ...? Mask-shaped hip pendant


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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:

[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3.. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Penn Museum. 2008. When in the World?/Calendar.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: CoverView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 126View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: F-3View 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: Cover, 112-113View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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