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Object Number:AF2066
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Period: 16th Century
Date Made: 16th century
Early Date: 1520
Late Date: 1580
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Iconography:Figures
Spear
Shield
Height: 47 cm
Width: 43 cm
Depth: 4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25860 - Dealer's Number

Description

Plaque with seven figures holding spears, shields, etc.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 264View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students.. Hollister Kids for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Curnow, Kathy. 2008. "Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 50. no. 3. pg. 39-41 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Invitation/Iyare! Splendor & Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Penn Museum. 2008. When in the World?/Calendar.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Celenko, Theodore. Egypt in Africa.. Indianapolis Museum of Art in cooperation with Indiana University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 51View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret B. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 5-76 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dec 1912. "The Art of Great Benin". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 3. no. 4. pg. 76-81 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, fig. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Madeira, Percy C. 1964. Men in Search of Man: The First Seventy-Five Years of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 80View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture.. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum. Actual CitationView 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: p. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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