Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2073A
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 16th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Brass
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Woman | Mirror | Standing female figure | Frog

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.

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

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