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Object Number:AF2070
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th-17th century CE
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1699
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Standing male figures
Height: 18 cm
Width: 13.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:27036 - Dealer's Number
432 - Other Number


Triad waist pendant. Three figures wearing beaded hat, shirt, high collar necklace, and anklets, and wrapper. Arms of center figure are supported by the figures beside him. Center figure wearing necklace with oval bead pendant. Rim of plaque decorated with circles, damgaged on right side - decorated rim missing. An incised eben on back.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Rice, Robin. 2009. Lost and Found, in Philadelphia City Paper Vol.: #1236.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 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: pp. 92-93View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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