School spotlight talk
Looking at the people of Benin

Monday 11 November 2013,
10.30–11.15 & 12.00–12.45
Clore Centre for Education
Tickets £1

Phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Ticket Desk in Great Court

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For Key Stage 2 students

This lively talk takes place in one of the Museum’s lecture theatres, where your students are helped to identify the different people connected with the Oba’s palace in Benin. They explore pictures of the Oba, his staff and the first European visitors and find out about links between symbols and the local environment.

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Maximum group size: 120

Age: Key Stage 2

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Cast bronze head of a young woman, probably Queen Idia, Benin, Nigeria, 16th century.