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Wall sculptures of Abomey

Francesca PiquГ©

Wall sculptures of Abomey

by Francesca PiquГ©

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture -- Benin -- Abomey,
  • Fon (African people) -- Art,
  • Bas-relief -- Benin -- Abomey,
  • Palaces -- Benin -- Abomey

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 114).

    StatementFrancesca Piqué and Leslie H. Rainer ; with contributions by Jérôme C. Alladaye, Rachida de Souza-Ayari, Suzanne Preston Blier.
    GenreArt.
    ContributionsRainer, Leslie H., 1960-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21744767M
    ISBN 100500281807
    OCLC/WorldCa42213847

    The Royal Palaces of Abomey are 12 palaces spread over an area of 40 hectares ( acres) at the heart of the Abomey town in Benin, formerly the capital of the West African Kingdom of Dahomey. The Kingdom was founded in by the Fon people who developed it into a powerful military and commercial empire, Inscription: (9th Session).   CHOKWE ART AND INITIATION AMONG CHOKWE AND RELATED PEOPLES. WALL SCULPTURES OF ABOMEY. Opportunities that Pass: An Historical Miscellany. Archaeology of Performance: Theaters of Power, Community, and Politics. Theorizing rituals; issues, topics, approches, concepts. The artifacts of Tikal; ornamental and ceremonial artifacts .

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    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   From to Abomey was ruled by a succession of twelve kings. With the exception of Akaba, who created a separate enclosure, each built a lavish cob-wall palace with a high, wide-eaved thatched roof in the acre (hectare) royal grounds, surrounded by a wall about 20 feet (6 meters) high.


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