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Learn about the culture, beliefs and achievements of this ancient African country, Benin.

An exciting opportunity to explore stunning brass replicas of ancient Benin artwork up close. Learn about the modern and ancient history of Benin City through the artwork of the Edo people. Explore the symbolism and significance of Benin Bronzes, the stories that they tell, and debate their place in UK museums today.

Key info

Suitable for: KS2

Age Groups: 7-11

Subjects: Anthropology, Citizenship, Geography, History

Topics: Africa, Black History, Human & Physical Geography, Maps, Reading, Storytelling, Team Building, Signs & Symbols

Type: Online

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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