Benin Art originated from the powerful ancient Benin kingdom ,located in the south-south region of Nigeria. Benin Art is also known as Court Art because it was discovered at the king’s palace and majorly produced for the court of the oba of Benin(the supreme ruler of Benin kingdom who ordered for a range of ceremonial objects).
It is (Benin /Art) majorly composed of bronze, Ivory and wood.They are highly decorative and majorly royal works. These works of art are of great significance to the Benin people; especially for historical references and as ritual objects. This topic will be further explains under the following headings for easy reading;