Cover illustrations: Head of a Benin woman (Benin bronze sculpture, 16th–17th century), source: Antique Works of Art from Benin, collected by A.H.L. Pitt-Rivers, London: 1900, plate XIV, from the author’s collection.
Back cover: Portuguese musketeer ( Benin bronze sculpture, 16th century), source: Antique Works of Art from Benin, collected by A.H.L. Pitt-Rivers, London:1900, plate XIV, fig.85, from the author's collection.
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