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Author Barley, Nigel.

Title The art of Benin / Nigel Barley with photographs by Kevin Lovelock and Michael Row.

Published London : British Museum, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  709.6683 BARL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 144 p. : col. ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The power structure of Benin Kingdom was entirely built around the oba (king) who held a divine right to rule. Craftsmen were organised in specialised guilds that worked in the palace producing exquisite works in brass, ivory, wood and beadwork exclusively for the oba and his royal court.
Other author Lovelock, Kevin.
Row, Michael.
Subject British Museum.
Art, Beninese.
Art, Beninese -- Catalogs.
Art, Beninese -- Themes, motives.
ISBN 9780714125916 (hbk.)
0714125911 (hbk.)