Plaque: Court Official with Protective Charm

Date: 16th–17th century
Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture: Edo peoples
Medium: Brass
Dimensions: H. 16 7/8 x W. 7 5/16 x D. 2 in. (42.9 x 18.6 x 5.1 cm)
Classification: Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.17.20

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