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Object Number:AF2073A
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 16th century CE
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Standing female figure
Height: 12 cm
Width: 9.6 cm
Depth: 4.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25798 - Dealer's Number


Waist pendant. Single female figure wearing a beaded helmet with long side panels, high collar, crossed bandoliers, bracelets, anklets and beaded shirt. In right hand she holds rectangular object. A frog at each side of plaque, cross with curled ends and raised central boss at top right of plaque.

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
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


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 263View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dec 1912. "The Art of Great Benin". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 3. no. 4. pg. 76-81 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 78, fig. 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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