Brass Heads from Ife

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 22 March 2019
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Three head sculptures from Ife, capital of the kingdom of Ife (11-15th century CE) in what is today southern Nigeria. The left and right examples are painted plaster casts of brass originals. The centre head is a brass original. Height: approx. 35 centimetres. 14th to early 15th century CE. (Brtish Museum, London)

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