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Yoruba: archaeology and art

Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Yoruba: archaeology and art

[catalogue of an exhibition held at the] Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, 7 Oct - 14 Nov, [1970].

by Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

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Published by [City of Exeter Museums and Art Gallery] in [Exeter] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Yoruba -- England.,
    • Art, Ashanti -- England.,
    • Ashanti (African people) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
    • Nigeria -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsPearce, Susan M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7399.N5 E9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[10] p.
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5341468M
      ISBN 10095020692X
      LC Control Number72195355
      OCLC/WorldCa534122

      Archaeology History Ethnography Community Media YOU! (Archaeology and the Internet) this is the scope and sweep and purpose of this of the Spirit opens with a discussion of the art and ideals of the Yoruba, black Africa's largest population, creators of one of the premier cultures of the world. the richness of detail.   In this book, which merges the methods of art history, archaeology, and anthropology, Rowland Abíọ́dún offers new insights into Yorùbá art and material culture by examining them within the context of the civilization's cultural norms and values and, above all, the Yorùbá :

      The Bronze Head from Ife, or Ife Head, is one of eighteen copper alloy sculptures that were unearthed in at Ife in Nigeria, the religious and former royal centre of the Yoruba people. It is believed to represent a king. It was probably made in the thirteenth-fourteenth century C.E., before any European contact had taken place with the local population.   The location of Igbomina in the middle belt of Nigeria and as a frontier Yoruba region opened it to the influence from powerful, competing states of Oyo, Nupe, Fulani, and Ibadan. The expansion of the Oyo Empire in the 16th century, which was accompanied by the large migration of Yoruba northward, led to frequent military aggression on the.

      Product Information. Yoruba: An Art of Life explores the rich artistic tradition of the Yoruba of Nigeria and Benin. Using fifty gorgeous color photographs, the authors examine a variety of Yoruba arts: wood sculptures and masks, costumes, divination equipment, beadwork and textiles. Ife art from the vantage of Yoruba cultural practices collected in Nigeria more broadly, and/or the indiscriminate use of regional and modern Yoruba proverbs, poems, or language idi-oms to inform this city’s unique year-old sculptural oeuvre. 2.


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