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A plaque which decorated the palace of the Obas of Benin.

A plaque which decorated the palace of the Obas of Benin. Pythons were regarded as messengers of the sea god, Olokun. Country of Origin: Nigeria. Culture: Edo. Date/Period: possibly 17th C. Place of Origin: Benin City. Material Size: Brass. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 09.
Photo Credit:
HIP / Art Resource, NY
Image Reference:
AR9139892
Image size:
4134 X 2216 px
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