University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5067
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Elephant Ivory
Length: 148cm
Width: 40cm
Depth: 15.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1921

Description

Fully carved elephant's tusk.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Coon, Carleton S. & Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. The University Museum Bulletin. 21 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 81View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre. : Page/Fig./Plate: 46View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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