district which are in the “Blue Sky Region.” These Canadian postcards are shown in digital, virtual museum format for educational purposes.If you have images or historical information which you’d like to share with our virtual museum, feel free to do so.Dating from the 16 centuries, these plaques were secreted in a storage room.
They show the oba in full regalia along with his nobility, warriors and Portuguese traders.The most elaborate ones display a procession of up to nine people, while others depict only fish or birds.Bronze figures ordered by the king were kept in the palace.The empire flourished until 1897, when the palace was sacked by the English in reprisal for an ambush that had cost the British vice-consul his life.Every student, parent and teacher needs to be aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence in the US.
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The art of bronze casting was introduced around the year 1280.
The kingdom reached its maximum size and artistic splendor in the 15th and 16th century.
The powerful ancient Benin kingdom was founded by the son of an Ife king in the early 14th century AD.
It was situated in the forest area of southern Nigeria, 106 miles southeast of Ife.
The representations of these objects served above all to exalt the king, the queen mother, the princes and royal household, army commanders, shown with their arms and armor and their retainers (huntsmen, musicians), or alternatively depicted important events.