University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-93-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Owo-Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: Owo-Yoruba
Date Made: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Height: 20 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929
Other Number:126 - Other Number

Description

Ivory. Carved openwork figure of a woman with 3-plumed headdress.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin\'s Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Sep 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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: 132View 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: 190View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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