University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2069
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Height: 45.7 cm
Width: 23.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25969 - Dealer's Number

Description

Single figure from plaque. Forehead bare, headdress rising in tall spike.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 126View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Langton, Leslie R. Jul 1968. "The Restoration of a Bronze Plaque From Benin". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 10. no. 4. pg. 2-7 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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