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Royal Altar.
17th c African (West) Benin Kingdom Sculpture

EDO PEOPLE Anonymous (pre-1500 - present) Primary
c. 1600
17th c
Carved
Benin Kingdom
Altar
Benin Kingdom. Nigeria. Africa.
London. Museum of Mankind.
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This is a bridge between the living and dead. Reconstructed in 1600. On the altar are portrait heads; records of deeds; bells and rattle sticks.

Caption: EDO PEOPLE | Royal Altar. | c. 1600 | African | Benin

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