Royal Ancestral Altar


This file appears in: Oba's Palace, Benin City, Nigeria
Royal Ancestral Altar
©Pitt-Rivers Museum, University of Oxford,1998.194.79
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This royal altar displays ivory tusks, brass heads, a brass figure of Ofoe (messenger of Ogiuwu, deity of death), eben, and aseberia tableau--all made in the 20th century after Oba Eweka began to restore palace art traditions.


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