Benin Plaques

Benin Plaques, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Edo peoples, Benin kingdom, Nigeria c. 1530-1570 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) Speakers: Dr. Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch, Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Dr. Beth Harris

How to impress your courtiers: a lesson from the Kingdom of Benin

Additional resources
Benin plaques at the MFA, Boston
Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch, The Benin Plaques A 16th Century Imperial Monument, Oxford: Routledge, 2018

Cite this page as: Dr. Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch and Dr. Beth Harris, "Benin Plaques," in Smarthistory, January 25, 2019, accessed October 23, 2021,