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The art of Benin

Author: Paula Ben-Amos; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"The ancient kingdom of Benin is one of the most sophisticated in Africa ... In this revised and updated edition of the Art of Benin, Paula Girshick Ben-Amos explains the role played by art in every aspect of Benin life: at the court, in private homes, in the urban capital and in the villages."--Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ben-Amos, Paula.
Art of Benin.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)605413479
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Ben-Amos; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 1560986107 9781560986102
OCLC Number: 32965864
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Paula Girshick Ben-Amos.

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"The ancient kingdom of Benin is one of the most sophisticated in Africa ... In this revised and updated edition of the Art of Benin, Paula Girshick Ben-Amos explains the role played by art in every aspect of Benin life: at the court, in private homes, in the urban capital and in the villages."--Back cover.

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