Benin kingship rituals

Until it was conquered by the British in 1897, the city of Benin, in what is now Nigeria, was the centre of a powerful kingdom. Its rulers, the Obas of Benin, were mysterious, secluded figures who spent much of their time in the performance of rituals designed to enhance their power and to ensure th...

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Other Authors: Bradbury, R. E., Speed, Francis.
Format: Electronic Video
Published: London : Royal Anthropological Institute, 1963.
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