University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2062
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 38
Width: 25
Depth: 25
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number29557 | 29559 - Dealer's Number


Yellow bronze or brass. Headdress with wings. This and No. 2061 have projects bases. Two rods curving forward from below wings rest on eyes. Otherwise broadly similar to other heads.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition


[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Coon, Carleton S. & Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. The University Museum Bulletin. 21 (4) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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