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Title:Defence systems of the Benin empire: Uwan
Authors:Maliphant, G.K.
Rees, A.R.
Roese, P.M.ISNI
Year:1976
Periodical:West African Journal of Archaeology
Volume:6
Pages:121-130
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:fortifications
history
Benin polity
Abstract:The walls around Benin City have attracted the attention of visitors for many centuries. Less notice has however been taken of similar earthworks in Nigeria's Bendel State. This paper describes one such system, at Uwan, on the grounds of the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research, some 25 km. north of Benin City. Fig., ref.
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