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Necklace (South Africa), 1960s

Group of tribal necklaces known as love letters. The various color combinations and designs convey messages connected with courtship. Necklace (South Africa), 1960s; glass beads, cotton string; H x W:…

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Map of Africa

Zoom into this map at maps.bpl.org. Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.) Publisher: Engraved and printed at the Matthews-Northrup works Date: c1922. Location: Africa Scale: Scale ca. 1:11,500,000. 500 English statute…

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Cities of Medieval Africa

A partial listing from the book “African Cities and Towns before the European Conquest” by Hull. This video is one part of a course in Big History. For a list…

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Necklace (South Africa), 1960s

…black stripes. The various color combinations and designs convey messages connected with courtship. Necklace (South Africa), 1960s; glass beads, cotton string; H x W: 7.9 x 33 cm (3 1/8…

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Mapping gas flares in the Niger Delta – Code For Africa – Medium

Gas flares, the product of the burning of combustible gas released when drilling for oil, are visible to a satellite which detects heat… Continue reading on Medium…

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Sidewall, Crest of Africa, 1992–93

by African Home, Inc. ; USA; screen printed; 456.5 x 75 cm (179 3/4 x 29 1/2 in. ); Gift of African Home, Inc.; 1993-142-8 Gift of African Home, Inc….

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El Anatsui installs When I Last Wrote To You About Africa.........

El Anatsui joins the Blanton tech crew to finish the installation of his first retrospective exhibition, When I Last Wrote To You About Africa……… The Blanton serves as the only…

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Meet the Feminists Shaping Africa’s Future – Open Society Voices – Medium

At an inspiring meeting in Zimbabwe, over 160 women gathered to mark feminism’s leading role in creating a more progressive continent. Continue reading on Medium…

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African textiles

– produced in South Africa Ankara or African Wax Prints – Produced in West AfricaCultural significance Weaving is of great importance in many African cultures. The Dogon, for example, believe……

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African Map, c1675

Edited map from the Rijksmuseum of a map of Africa c1675. Original title: Cartografie in Nederland, kaart van Afrika…

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