University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2064A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th century
Late Date: 16th century
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost wax casting
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 22.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25023 - Dealer's Number

Description

Head of a statue. Chin not confined in "choker". Headdress like AF2063. From royal altar of Benin.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students.. Hollister Kids for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture.. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 77View 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: 52View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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