Benin Brass Head

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 01 April 2019

A cast brass head, probably of a king (Oba) and used as an altarpiece decoration.
The kingdom of Benin (13-19th century CE) in West Africa (modern southern Nigeria). From Benin City, 16th-17th century CE. Height: 24 cms (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2019, April 01). Benin Brass Head. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10344/

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Museum, The B. "Benin Brass Head." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 01, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10344/.

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Museum, The B. "Benin Brass Head." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Apr 2019. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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