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Head of the queen mother (Iyoba). Frontal view.

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Head of the queen mother (Iyoba). Frontal view.
18th-19th c African (West) Benin Kingdom Sculpture

EDO PEOPLE Anonymous (pre-1500 - present) Primary
c. 1700-1897
18th-19th c
Bronze
Cast
Benin Kingdom
Benin Kingdom. Nigeria.
Berlin (Dahlem). Ethnologisches Museum.
bere5098
"Iyoba means 'mother of the Oba', and the Oba is the king."

Caption: BENIN Anonymous | Head of the queen mother (Iyoba). Frontal view. | c. 1700-1897 | African (West) | Benin (Late) | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | bere5098

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