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15th-16th CE Ancient Benin (Nigeria): The bronze head date from the creation of the title of Iyoba, awarded to the woman and mother (Uhunmwun-Elao) who literally, gave birth to the future king, Oba Esipie (1504-1550)

CE Ancient Benin (Nigeria): The bronze head date from the creation of the title of Iyoba, awarded to the woman and mother (Uhunmwun-Elao) who literally, gave birth to the future king, Oba Esipie

Benin bronze ~Repinned Via Rien Catherine Kate  http://www.google.es/imgres?q=benin+bronze=es=firefox-a=sSg=X=org.mozilla:es-ES:official=1024=595=isch=imvns=sW08z8pP5ZqjdM:=http://www.art.com/products/p13065972-sa-i2299644/an-extremely-fine-benin-bronze-head-uhunmwun-elao-

Benin bronze ~Repinned Via Rien Catherine Kate http://www.google.es/imgres?q=benin+bronze=es=firefox-a=sSg=X=org.mozilla:es-ES:official=1024=595=isch=imvns=sW08z8pP5ZqjdM:=http://www.art.com/products/p13065972-sa-i2299644/an-extremely-fine-benin-bronze-head-uhunmwun-elao-

Benin - Bust of Young Oba (King) ~Repinned Via Rien Catherine Kate http://sm76626.wordpress.com/tag/benin-bronze/

Not to be confused with Benin City. Republic of Benin . Pineapples shop in Ganviè, Benin by luca.

Drawing of Benin City made by an English officer 1897 - Benin Bronzes - Wikipedia

Here is a view of Benin city in 1891 before the British conquest 100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans: WHY there are seldom historical buildings and monuments in sub-Saharian Africa!

Benin Bronzes. Brass plaque showing the Oba (ruler) of Benin (modern Nigeria).    16th – 17th cent. The plaques were looted by the British during their 1897 invasion of Benin and Nigeria has repeatedly called for the return of the Benin Bronzes from the British Museum.

Brass plaque showing the Oba (ruler) of Benin (modern Nigeria). The plaques were looted by the British during their 1897 invasion of Benin and Nigeria has repeatedly called for the return of the Benin Bronzes from the British Museum.

Ife bronze casting of a king dated around the 12th Century, currently in the British Museum

Yoruba--Ife bronze casting of a king dated around the Century, currently in the British Museum.

Le Royaume de Bénin, au sud de l'actuel Nigéria, est réputé pour ses magnifiques bronzes et ses sculptures en ivoire.  Ces oeuvres constituent l'un des plus grands trésors de l'humanité et figurent parmi les pièces maîtresses des musées du monde entier.  Le palais de l'Oba, où se trouvaient les somptueux sanctuaires royaux, était considéré comme le centre de la capitale et du royaume.  L'art de Bénin est incontestablement un art royal.

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Benin Bronzes - Wikipedia

The Benin Bronzes are a collection of more than a thousand commemorative pieces that originated in the royal palace of the Benin Empire. They were created by the Edo people starting in the thirteenth century.

Benin Bronze Hip Mask - DB.016 (LSO) Origin: Nigeria Circa: 18 th Century AD to 19 th Century AD Dimensions: 8.4" (21.3cm) high x 6" (15.2cm) wide Collection: African Art Medium: Bronze Condition: Extra Fine

Kingdom of Benin, Nigeria, Bronze Hip Mask - (LSO) Origin: Nigeria Circa: 18 th Century AD to 19 th Century AD Dimensions: high x wide Collection: African Art Medium: Bronze Condition: Extra Fine

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