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Cupreous metal bell, Sinthiou Bara, 9th – 12th c. AD, 6.3 x 0.8 x Ø 5.4 cm

Cupreous metal bell, Sinthiou Bara, 9th – 12th c. AD, 6.3 x 0.8 x Ø 5.4 cm

© Laboratoire de Préhistoire-Protohistoire de l’IFAN/UCAD, Senegal
Wooden agba (ceremonial stool) for an oba (king) with metal tacks, Edo people, Kingdom of Benin - Nigeria, 19th c. AD, 36.8 x 63.5 x 34.3 cm

Wooden agba (ceremonial stool) for an oba (king) with metal tacks, Edo people, Kingdom of Benin - Nigeria, 19th c. AD, 36.8 x 63.5 x 34.3 cm

© The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
Traditional wooden door, village of Barsologo (Moaga), mid-19th c. AD, 124 x 83.5 cm

Traditional wooden door, village of Barsologo (Moaga), mid-19th c. AD, 124 x 83.5 cm

© Musée National du Burkina Faso

Notice

Material
Terracotta | Wood | Metals
Type
Tools | Furniture | Architectural elements
Details
Terracotta, wood, metal. Copper bells, may be decorated with motifs. Pillars, doors and other pieces of traditional furniture. Carved or moulded pipes and other terracotta objects
Red List
Red List of West African Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Benin | Burkina Faso | Côte d'Ivoire | Guinea-Bissau | Niger | Nigeria | Senegal | Togo
Period
9th – 19th c. AD