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
Late Date: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Elephant Ivory
Length: 148 cm
Width: 40 cm
Depth: 15.5 cm
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
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:

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

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