Mask of Queen Mother with Portuguese Heads.
16th c African (West) Benin Kingdom Sculpture
EDO PEOPLE Anonymous
(pre-1500 - present)
Benin Kingdom. Nigeria. Africa.
London. Museum of Mankind.
Oba wears the mask of the Queen Mother on a thong around his neck.
BENIN | Mask of Queen Mother with Portuguese Heads | c. 1500-1599 | West African | Benin
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