The Penn Museum will be reopening to the public on July 28. Learn more.


This object is On Display

View All (1) Object Images

Object Number:AF2070
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th - 17th century
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Height: 18 cm
Width: 13.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:27036 - Dealer's Number
432 - Other Number


Two figures supporting a third between them by elbow and hand. All with "Chokers".

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin\'s Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Rice, Robin. 2009. Lost and Found, in Philadelphia City Paper Vol.: #1236.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 22,23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 92-93View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know