|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||16th century CE|
|Technique:||Lost Wax Casting|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920|
|Other Number:||95 - Dealer's Number|
055 - Cast Number
Plaque depicts a bird of prophecy in profile. Bird holding ball in long down turned beak, incised diagnoal hatching within ellipse shape forming feathers. Background has river leaves and stippling. Hole at bottom of each corner. Damaged at bottom right and top rim.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 13. no. 2. pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 126, fig. 49||View 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: p. 147||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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