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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
published on 01 April 2019

A cast brass plaque depicting warriors of the kingdom of Benin (13-19th century CE) in West Africa (modern southern Nigeria). The central figure is likely a king (Oba). From Benin City, 16th-17th century CE. Height: 47.6 cms (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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APA Style

York, M. M. O. A. N. (2019, April 01). Benin Warriors Plaque. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10346/

Chicago Style

York, Metropolitan M. O. A. N. "Benin Warriors Plaque." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 01, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10346/.

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York, Metropolitan M. O. A. N. "Benin Warriors Plaque." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Apr 2019. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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