University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF5111
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: Second half of 19th century (before 1897)
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Man
Musket
Powder Horn
Rider
Horse
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number:048 - Cast Number

Description

Man on horseback. Wooden comb with rider in modern European clothing carrying a musket of fairly recent type. The form of a powder flask is similar to that of flasks represented both in Yoruba and in other Benin sculptures.


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