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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. The scene depicts a Portuguese soldier armed with a matchlock hunting leopards. What appears to be a diminutive, spotted cat is at his feet which may represent the prey or perhaps the huntsman's dog. Country of Origin: Nigeria. Culture: Edo. Date/Period: late 16th century. Place of Origin: Benin City. Material Size: Brass. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / British Museum, London. Location: 09.

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Heritage Images / Werner Forman Archive 2

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1764 x 3524 pixels

Print Size @ 300 dpi
6 x 12 inches / 15 x 30 cm

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