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Posted 2 years ago

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antiquesan…
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This is a very interesting piece of African art! These were made to honor the passing of the kings mother for the strength and spiritual guidance that she passed on to her son. These were made in her image and would be displayed in the temples.The Benin People were known to have developed the best process in making these bronze and brass pieces.

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  1. spiritinthesky3 spiritinthesky3, 2 years ago
    Quite phallic...
    Interesting!
  2. antiquesandcollectibles38 antiquesandcollectibles38, 2 years ago
    Yes! The hair style of the Tribe maybe ,I'm not quite sure of the significance! Must do more research on that! HA. HA! Thank You spiritinthesky3!

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