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Kingdom of Benin

Sculpting divine history

Head of Queen Idia, Kingdom of Benin

Head of Queen Idia

c. 1500-1600
Ivory Hip Pendant in the form of a Face, Kingdom of Benin

Ivory Hip Pendant in the form of a Face

c. 1500-1600
Aquamanile in the form of a ram, Kingdom of Benin

Aquamanile in the form of a ram

c. 1700-1800
Inlaid ivory arm cuffs, Kingdom of Benin

Inlaid ivory arm cuffs

c. 1800
Inlaid ivory armlet, Kingdom of Benin

Inlaid ivory armlet

c. 1700-1800
Eben, ceremonial dancing sword, Kingdom of Benin

Eben, ceremonial dancing sword

c. 1700-1900
Head of a King, Kingdom of Benin

Head of a King

c. 1800-1900
Next Movement
Spanish Renaissance, Age of Exploration

Spanish Renaissance

Religion and the laws of perspective.

1492-1600

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