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#8338 Stunning Old Benin Bronze Brass Head of Oba Nigeria African 4.5"H

#8338 Stunning Old Benin Bronze Brass Head of Oba Nigeria African 4.5"H

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A superb Old brass or bronze  cast head of Oba from Benin! Benin heads were kept on altars. 

The hole in the head was to support a tusk, intricately carved. 

Benin art is royal art, made to glorify the great king, or OBA, who is considered to have divine ancestry
measures approx :4.5" h by 3.5" w 3.5"D
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