From: United States of America | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF5084B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture American
Provenience United States of America | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 20th century CE
Section African
Materials Plaster
Technique Plaque Mold Cast
Iconography Bird | Ibis?

Cast of AF5084A. Replica plaque depicts a bird of prophecy in profile. Bird holding ball in long down turned beak, incised diagnoal hatching within ellipse shape forms feathers. Background has river leaves and stippling. Hole at bottom of each corner. Damaged at bottom right and top rim.

Length 37 cm
Width 17.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number 055 - Cast Number

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