WHAT THE BENIN BRONZE PLAQUES LITERALLY SIGNIFY

The Benin  bronze plaques were not just ornamental objects made for decorative or adornment purposes, but were, during the former times, also crafted to serve as a record of notable court and societal events and ceremonies for both present and future generation. The portrayal of various court and societal events, ceremonies and festivals of the Benin kingdom centuries ago, are still evident in the Benin bronze plaques. In Keeping with the need to still preserve time-honoured…