University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5101
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: Edo (Africa)
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920

Description

The four legs joined by four braces, the whole carved with guilloches, loops, and zigzags.


Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ben-Amos, Paula G. 1995. The Art of Benin. 1-128. : Page/Fig./Plate: 24View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 156, 158View Objects cited in this Publication

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