Commemorative head of the Oba (king).
19th c African (West) Benin Kingdom Sculpture
EDO PEOPLE Anonymous
(pre-1500 - present)
Benin Kingdom. Nigeria. Africa.
Washington D.C. National Museum of African Art.
Symbols of royal power and sacrifice decorate the base.
EDO PEOPLE | Commemorative head of a king. | c. 1800-1899 | West African | Benin
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