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Object TitleBenin Casting Technical Series
Object Number:59-36-3
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: United Kingdom
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: West Africa
Manufacture Location: United Kingdom
Date Made: 1959
Early Date: 1959
Late Date: 1959
Section:African
Materials:Clay
Technique:Fired
Height: 12.2 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Depth: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of L. R. Langton, British Museum, 1959
Other Number:Afr-100C - Museum Education Number

Description

Benin Casting Technical Series - coarse fired clay/sand core, slightly modeled for Lost Wax Casting / Cire Perdue.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (17 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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