Palace Compound's Wall


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Palace Compound's Wall
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, 1998.335.14 Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

A horizontally-scored wall encompassed the palace. Several doors punctuated the exterior, some marked by thatched porches. The top of the wall itself was thatched in order to partially protect it from the heavy rains that affect Benin from April to October.


This file appears in: Oba's Palace, Benin City, Nigeria