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Waist pendant with oba (king) & two attendants.
16th-17th c African (West) Benin Kingdom Metalwork

EDO PEOPLE Anonymous (pre-1500 - present) Primary
c. 1550-1625
16th-17th c
Copper alloy
Cast
Benin Kingdom
Pendant
Benin City. Edo. Nigeria.
New York. Brooklyn Museum of Art.
brok1770
Depicts the 15th-century oba Ohen flanked by the edaiken (crown prince) and the egonio (war chief).

Caption: EDO PEOPLE Anonymous | Waist pendant with oba (king) & two attendants. | c. 1550-1625 | African (West) | Benin | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | brok1770

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