Everything at a Glance: The Ethnologiosches Museum’s Benin Collection Accessible Online

Blog entry from 06/02/2021

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Soldier, Relief plaque,  Nigeria, 16th or 17th century
Soldier, Relief plaque, Nigeria, 16th or 17th century
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Claudia Obrocki

The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin seeks to ensure the greatest possible transparency when it comes to the presentation of its collections. For its collection of historical objects from Benin, which for a long time has been accessible to researchers on SMB-digital, a dedicated information page has been designed to make them even more accessible. Among other features, the page provides information about the history of the collection, and about the British invasion of the Kingdom of Benin in 1897,...

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