Early Modern West Africa

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African Medieval Military Systems Pre-colonial - Culture - Nigeria
a black statue with eyes closed on a white background, it appears to be in the form of a woman's head
(#372) Fon Divination Sculpture, Kingdom of Dahomey, Benin (Country)
Fon Divination Sculpture, Kingdom of Dahomey, Benin (Country) | lot | Sotheby's
some rocks and trees in front of a building
Benin, West Africa, Boukoumbé, voodoo altars representing the spirits of the dead people from the traditional tata somba house
Benin, West Africa, Boukoumbé, voodoo altars representing the spirits of the dead people from the traditional tata somba house | da Eric Lafforgue
a drawing of a man with an animal in his hand
Cyprien Tokoudagba - Houéda Vodoun Dangbé
In Ouidah, the ancient python cult is still evident.This revered snake is a symbol of vitality that also brings about protection to the community. Cyprien Tokoudagba , born in 1939, lives and works in Abomey, Benin. He his an initiate of vodun Tôhôssou, god of the water.
an old wooden stick with a bird head on it
Fon people - Wikipedia
Fon recade, or scepter
an old black and white drawing of people holding flags
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Home – Kuwabo or Welcome on the Home page of L’ iroko Benin is an interesting country for a visit/holiday. It has to offer you a lot. The rich history of the Dahomey Kingdom, is where you will find the old palaces of the kings. The last three kings of the nineteenth century were Guézo, Glélé and Gbéhanzin, before being conquered by the French, and becoming the... #abomey #africa #agencytravel #benin #besttravelagency #dahomeykingdom #nature #natureholidays #naturetravel #onlinetravelagency
an old wooden instrument with brass fittings on it's sides and a long handle
dahomey kingdom - Google Search
dahomey and the dahomans kingdoms - Google Search History, Ancient Egypt, African History, Black Art, France, Medieval Africa, Lake Chad, Fine Art
dahomey and the dahomans kingdoms - Google Search
two old knives sitting next to each other on top of a brown surface with orange background
dahomey kingdom - Google Search
an elaborately carved statue with two swords
Benin Bronze Look these at WWW.THEAFRICANTOUCH.COM / Ethnic Global African Home Decor and Style
a group of african women in traditional dress and headdress posing for a photo
10 Fearless Black Female Warriors Throughout History
"The Dahomey Amazons or Mino was an all-female military regiment of the Fon people of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the present-day Republic of Benin. They existed from the 17th century to the end of the 19th century. While European narratives refer to the women soldiers as “Amazons,” because of their similarity to the semi-mythical Amazons of ancient Anatolia, they called themselves Ahosi (king’s wives) or Mino (our mothers) in the Fon language."
an old black and white drawing of people standing in front of a town
Benin City: the Majestic City the British burnt to the ground
Photo of Benin City around 1600. Read more ...
an ancient statue on display in a museum
Benin warrior. The Benin Bronzes are a group of more than a thousand commemorative metal plaques that decorated the royal palace of the Benin Kingdom in modern-day Nigeria. In 1897, most of the plaques were stolen by the British during a punitive expedition. Two hundred of the pieces were taken to the British Museum in London, while the rest were purchased by other European museums.
The African ancient kingdom of Benin royal court art 16th century: the rider Oba Esigle (c. 1504-1550), warrior king. Africa Destinations
The African ancient kingdom of Benin royal court art 16th century: the rider Oba Esigle (c. 1504-1550), warrior king.