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Benin Games & Sports by Jacob U. Egharevba

Jacob U. Egharevba1951

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Washington, DC, United States

Benin Games & Sports by Jacob U. Egharevba
Central Press, Ltd., Sapele, Nigeria, 1951 (2nd ed.)
Ian Brinkworth Collection
EEPA 2008-009-0591
Jacob U. Egharevba, a local writer, historian, and curator of the Benin Native Administration Museum in the late 1940s, authored this booklet of Benin games and sports. It contains a compendium of children’s games, songs, sports, and wrestling matches based on oral histories and historical events in the Benin kingdom.

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  • Title: Benin Games & Sports by Jacob U. Egharevba
  • Creator: Jacob U. Egharevba
  • Date Created: 1951
  • Location Created: Sapele, Nigeria

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