Benin Warriors Plaque

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
published on 01 April 2019
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A cast brass plaque depicting warriors of the kingdom of Benin (13-19th century CE) in West Africa (modern southern Nigeria). The central figure is likely a king (Oba). From Benin City, 16th-17th century CE. Height: 47.6 cms (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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York, M. M. o. A. N. (2019, April 01). Benin Warriors Plaque. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10346/benin-warriors-plaque/

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York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New. "Benin Warriors Plaque." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 01, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10346/benin-warriors-plaque/.

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York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New. "Benin Warriors Plaque." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Apr 2019. Web. 14 Jul 2024.

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