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Royal Art of Benin: The Perls Collection
Ezra, Kate (1992)
This title is out of print.
Table of contents

Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Preface
Klaus G. Perls

Acknowledgments

Maps

Introduction

Benin Altars
Heads of Kings
Queen Mother Heads
Terracotta Heads
Royal Altar Tusks
Figures
Altar Tableaus
Roosters
Rattle-Staffs
Bells
Altar Rings
Altars to the Hand
Palace Plaques
Palace Plaques
Court and Ceremonial Objects
Pectorals, Hip Ornaments, and Waist Pendants
Bracelets
Staffs of Office
Hand-held Clappers
Ivory Trumpets
Healing and Divining Instruments
Brass Vessels and Implements
Ivory Containers and Implements
Wood Boxes and Coconut-shell Containers
Stools and Chairs
Art of Yoruba Kingdoms
Owo
Ijebu

Appendix

Chronology of Benin Kings

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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