University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-94-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Owo-Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: Owo-Yoruba
Date Made: 19th century
Late Date: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Human Figures
Height: 18.5 cm
Outside Diameter:8.1 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:054 - Cast Number

Description

Five supporting figures. Principle wears catfish headdress and cross on breast


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 64-65View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S.. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B.. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Hall, H. U.. "An Ivory Standing Cup From Benin" Vol.: Vol. XVII, No. 4. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 421View 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: 192-193View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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