University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2086
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 19th century
Copper Alloy
Height: 15.2cm
Width: 7.1cm
Depth: 2.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number29798 - Dealer's Number


Face of leopard; whiskers; three convergent lines pointing upwards-- (similar marks pointing backwards from corners of mouth in 2084); tusks strongly marked; spots represented by incised circle incised with points.Mask-shaped hip pendant

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 104-105View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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