University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2048
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th - 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Copper Alloy
Bronze
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number27256 - Dealer's Number

Description

Surmounted by a bird with outstretched wings.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 41View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 160View Objects cited in this Publication

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