Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF5107
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 17th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Brass
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Man | Standing male figure

Standing Ewa figure wearing brimmed hat with large bead at center, large beaded necklace, cross with four equal arms, and wrapper. He is carrying an L-shaped iron hammer (avalaka) in left hand. Right lower leg and foot missing.

Height 64 cm
Width 21.5 cm
Depth 19.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920

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