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Most people in the world know of Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, but the Senegambian Stone Circles are rarely mentioned in courses on ancient history, despite the fact that more than 1,000 of them are scattered across the plains of Senegal and Gambia.
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The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
A Senegmbian Stone Circle at Wassu-The Senegambian Stone Circles can be found in West Africa, in the modern countries of Gambia and Senegal. Of the 1000 stone circles, 93 of them have been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. These include the Sine Ngayène complex in Senegal, as well as the Wanar, Wassu and Kerbatch complexes in Gambia. Apart from these stone circles, the sites also contain numerous tumuli and burial mounds. According to the material obtained from the archaeological e...
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What was the Nok culture?
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The Nok Were the Artists and Farmers of Central Nigeria
The African Iron Age Nok Art Sculptural Tradition is 2500 Years Old: Terracotta Head of Man, Nok Culture 550-50 BC. Kaduna, Nigeria
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Detailed sculpture dating to the ancient Nok culture. The Nok culture existed over 2,000 years ago in the land that would later be called Nigeria. This culture was known for magnificent terracotta sculptures and the development of iron working.
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Katsina sculpture of a seated man, Nigeria, c. 750BC-250AD (terracotta)
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From Africa To America: The Origin Of African American Hair Braiding
From Africa To America: The Origin Of African American Hair Braiding - A clay sculpture from the ancient Nok civilization of Nigeria circa 500 B.C. shows a figure adorned with cornrows. In Africa historically braids could be used as a way to express religion, kinship, status, age and ethnicity, among other attributes.
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La civilisation Nok apparat au Nigeria 1000 ans avant J.C. et steint mystrieusement la fin du premier millnaire. On suppose que sa disparition est due une pidmie ou une famine dvastatrice. Elle apparat aujourdhui avoir t une ...
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Nok Terracotta Sculpture of a Horned Head - PF.5474 (LSO) Origin: Northern Nigeria Circa: 500 BC to 500 AD Dimensions: 8" (20.3cm) high x 7.25" (18.4cm) wide Catalogue: V26 Collection: African Medium: Terracotta
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Nok culture 500 B.C.-300 AD cornrows
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Nok Terracotta Sculpture of a Warrior or a Hunter - PF.4569 (LSO) Origin: Northern Nigeria Circa: 500 BC to 200 AD Dimensions: 26.75" (67.9cm) high x 9" (22.9cm) wide Catalogue: V24 Collection: African Medium: Terracotta