The Kingdom of Benin prospered from the 1200s to the 1800s C.E. in western Africa, in what is now Nigeria.
5 - 8
Ancient Civilizations, Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies, World History
Once rulers, oba still hold prestigious positions in Benin as government advisors. Here, a bas-relief of an Oba in ceremonial dress and weapons, which decorated the palace of the obas.
Photograph by Heritage Image Partnership Ltd
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May 20, 2022
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