Benin Casting Technical Series


Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: United Kingdom | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Title Benin Casting Technical Series
Object Number 59-36-5
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture British
Provenience United Kingdom | Benin Kingdom
Culture Area West Africa
Manufacture Location United Kingdom
Period Modern
Date Made 20th century CE
Section African
Materials Beeswax

Benin Casting Technical Series - wax mask showing sprue well, runners and vents made of beeswax.

Length 18.5 cm
Width 8.2 cm
Depth 14.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of L. R. Langton, British Museum, 1959
Other Number Afr-100E - Museum Education Number

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