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Mixed bead necklace with barrel clasp. Length 10 in.


---The 19th century saw the rise of Behanzin Hossu Bowelle, known as the "King Shark." Not only was Behanzin the eleventh king of the powerful kingdom of Dahomey, but the last African resistant against French colonization.---



Rogers, J. A. World's Great Men of Color. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

"Béhanzin, King of Dahomey, One of the Last African Resistant to French Colonization." African Heritage. May 13, 2012. Accessed October 18, 2016.

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