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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the Royal Altar Tusk which was created in mid-19th century Nigeria. Includes information...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Royal Altar Tusk</em>
Art Institute curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock introduces the special exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
Scholar Kathy Curnow, Cleveland State University, reviews Courtyard Intrigues: Jostling for Chiefly Power in the Art and Life of the Benin Kingdom in support of the special exhibition.
Audio Lecture: Courtyard Intrigues—Jostling for Chiefly Power in the Art and Life of the Benin Kingdom
Adepeju Layiwola, professor at University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria, expands on her entry in the landmark exhibition catalogue Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria. In her lecture...
Audio Lecture: Edo Art and the Reconstruction of Memory
Internationally noted scholar Barbara Blackmun, Mesa College, San Diego, draws on her field research and years of study of the Benin cultural heritage to review narrative and ritual sources for the...
Audio Lecture: On Benin Art of the Courts
Sheila Canby, curator of Islamic Art at the British Museum, discusses landmark structures built for the Shia Safavid dynasty.
Audio Lecture: Sufis, Shi'ites, and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
Barbara Plankensteiner, Museum of Ethnology, Vienna, reviews the highlights of the Art Institute's installation of Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: The History and Transformation of a Benin Exhibition
* Visual artist guilds appear in italic type
Iwebo
Personal attendants to the oba, including keepers of the royal wardrobes and regalia, as well as craft and...
Chart: Benin's Three Palace Societies and Affiliated Guilds
NameEnthronement


1. Eweka Ic. 1200


2. Uwakhuahen


3. Ehenmihen


4. Ewedoc. 1255
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Chart: Chronology of the Obas of Benin
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