|A bronze ceremonial wine bowl, Igbo Ukwu, Biafra land, 9th century|
Igbo Ukwu is an archaeological site near the modern town of Onitsha, southeastern Nigeria. The site was part of the Nri Kingdom, and it was used in the 10th century AD. The site has several parts, including a main burial, and associated caches and shrines.Igbo Ukwu was a burial place
for elite personages, and the burials identified there were interred with a large quantity of costly grave goods.
|Cast Bronze Vessel with Animal Motif from Igbo Ukwu|
|Bronze bowl cast by the 'lost wax' method, Igbo Ukwu, Biafra land, 9th century|
|Bronze stand incorporating images of a warrior, Igbo Ukwu, Biafra land, 9th-10th century|