Benin Brass SculptureCultural Interiors West
The Benin Empire dates back to prehistoric times, the political systems that were monarchial, were well established before the fourteenth century. The Rulers of Benin and Yoruba had close ties, and by the fifteenth century Benin became and important power in the region.
Many of these old sculptures, have become famous throughout the world. One example of these is the symbol used for the famed FESTAC '77, a Benin Bronze Head a true masterpiece and of the highest quality.