Francesca Pique, Leslie H. Rainer. Palace Sculptures of Abomey: History Told on Walls (Conservation and Cultural Heritage).
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The Palace Sculptures of Abomey combines lavish color photographs of the bas-reliefs with a lively history of the .
The Palace Sculptures of Abomey combines lavish color photographs of the bas-reliefs with a lively history of the Dahomey kingdom, complemented by period drawings, rare historical photographs, and colorful textile art. The book provides a vivid portrait of these exceptional narrative sculptures and the equally remarkable people who crafted them. Also included are a reading of the stories on the walls and details of the four-year collaboration between the Benin Ministry of Culture and Communications and the Getty Conservation Institute to conserve the bas-reliefs of Abomey.
The Palace Sculptures of Abomey combines lavish color photographs of the bas-reliefs with a. .
By FRANCESCA PIQUÉ and LESLIE H. London: Thames and Hudson, 1999. Pp. 116. £1. 5, paperback (ISBN 0-500-28180-7).
Palace Sculptures of Abomey: History Told on Walls. Discussion between Rachida Ayari de Souza, director of Benin's Department of Cultural Heritage, and Francesca Piqué and Leslie Rainer of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) regarding the conservation of the bas-reliefs from the Royal Palaces of Abomey in Benin
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Home Francesca Pique The Wall Sculptures of Abomey. The palace walls were decorated with colourful low-relief sculptures, or bas-reliefs, recounting legends and battles and glorifying the dynasty's region. The Wall Sculptures of Abomey. ISBN 10: 0500281807, ISBN 13: 9780500281802. This work combines colour photographs of the bas-reliefs with a history of Dahomey, complemented by rare historical images.
Piqué, Francesca and Leslie H. Palace Sculptures of Abomey: History Told on Walls. The Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum. UNESCO World Heritage Center. The Palaces of Abomey. com/watch?v XinLxUEcYbU.
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