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Object Number:AF2048
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th - 19th century
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Copper Alloy
Bronze
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Height: 33.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:27256 - Dealer's Number

Description

Surmounted by a bird with outstretched wings.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Curnow, Kathy. 2008. "Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 50. no. 3. pg. 39-41 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, fig. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.. The University Museum. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 13. no. 2. pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 160, fig. 72View 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: p. 146View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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