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The commemorative head of a defeated neighboring leader, from the Edo peoples of the Benin Kingdom, Nigeria. Made of copper alloy and iron, from the late 15th-early 16th century, it is on display in the Benin Kingdom Gallery of the MFA.
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The commemorative head of a defeated neighboring leader, from the Edo peoples of the Benin Kingdom, Nigeria. Made of copper alloy and iron, from the late 15th-early 16th century, it is on display in the Benin Kingdom Gallery of the MFA.