University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Sandra T. Barnes

Benin, Oyo, and Dahomey

Warfare, State Building, and the Sacralization of Iron in West African History

By: Sandra T. Barnes and Paula Ben-Amos

Note This article was intended originally for EXPEDITION 25 no. 1 (Fall 1902), the special issue on Archaeometallurgy. For reasons of space it was not included there; however, it should be read in con­junction with that Issue. – Editor Along the Guinea Coast of West Africa there is a cluster of conquest states that rose […]