University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5077
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:King
Elephant
Guard?
Tusk
Knife

Description

Rattle staff with the figure of a king on elephant at top. Near butt male figure is holding ? tusk and executioner's knife.


Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 115, 117View Objects cited in this Publication

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