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bronze plaque showing tribal figures

The bronze plaque shown above was created in

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Italy

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No

Central Asia

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No

Arabia

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No

West Africa

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Yes

China

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No

Cast bronze or brass plaques decorated in the characteristic style shown in the image are a well-known art form from the Kingdom of Benin — an African state that existed in parts of present-day Nigeria between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries C.E. Many of these so-called Benin Bronzes were seized from the Kingdom of Benin by a British occupation force in the late nineteenth century and are currently on display in museums in Great Britain.

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