University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-48-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Dahomey
Benin
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.1501 - Other Number

Description

Building component. Door boss (decoration). Carved and painted man's head with hat. Red, white, black, and yellow pigments used. (1900.1.A0004)


Bibliography:

[Book] Gunn, Harold D. 1959. A Handbook of the Collections of the Commercial Museum.. Philadelphia. Philadelphia Commercial Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 52-53View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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