Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Native Name Iyoba
Object Number AF5102
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Culture Area Edo (Africa)
Date Made early 17th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Brass
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Female Head | Queen Mother

Iyoba (Queen Mother) with conical headdress. Forward-pointing headdress of beaded net and high collor. Base is damage at front with large area missing. Concentric squares deorate base.

Height 47.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number 013 - Cast Number

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