Benin Ivory Hip Pendant Mask

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 01 April 2019
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A carved ivory hip pendant in the form of a mask. The kingdom of Benin (13-19th century CE) in West Africa (modern southern Nigeria). With bronze and iron inlays. Possibly depicting Queen Idia. Benin City, 16th century CE. Height: 24.5 cm. (British Museum, London)

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