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Culture / African Cultures / BBC Area / England

  1. Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Contributed by Individual
  2. Colonial era carving, Nigeria Colonial era carving, Nigeria Contributed by Individual
  3. Highly decorated Arab Chest Highly decorated Arab Chest Contributed by Individual
  4. Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Contributed by Individual
  5. Head of an oba (king) sculpted in bronze Head of an oba (king) sculpted in bronze Contributed by Museum
  6. Huntley and Palmer African Thumb Piano Huntley and Palmer African Thumb Piano Contributed by Museum
  7. Nelson Mandela Hippo Nelson Mandela Hippo Contributed by Individual
  8. camel bell camel bell Contributed by Individual
  9. Salt blocks used as currency Salt blocks used as currency Contributed by Museum
  10. East african wooden statue East african wooden statue Contributed by Individual
  11. Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Contributed by Individual
  12. Camel Saddle from Suez Camel Saddle from Suez Contributed by Individual
  13. Painting of a Turkana tribesman Painting of a Turkana tribesman Contributed by Individual
  14. Ghanaian stool Ghanaian stool Contributed by Individual
  15. Beaded belt from Kenya Beaded belt from Kenya Contributed by Individual
  16. Sudanese slit drum Sudanese slit drum Contributed by The British Museum
  17. Akan drum Akan drum Contributed by The British Museum
  18. Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Benin plaque: the oba with Europeans Contributed by The British Museum
  19. Benin carvings Benin carvings Contributed by Individual
  20. Ornamental head Ornamental head Contributed by Individual
  21. Necklace Beads of African Slaves 17-18th Necklace Beads of African Slaves 17-18th Contributed by Individual
  22. Lace-bark slippers from Jamaica Lace-bark slippers from Jamaica Contributed by Museum
  23. Sphinx of Taharqo Sphinx of Taharqo Contributed by The British Museum
  24. 'Numoli' figures 'Numoli' figures Contributed by Museum
  25. West African Ashanti cloth West African Ashanti cloth Contributed by Individual
  26. Three water vases Three water vases Contributed by Individual
  27. Bronze ankle rings - West African dowry? Bronze ankle rings - West African dowry? Contributed by Individual
  28. Ife head Ife head Contributed by The British Museum
  29. Kilwa pot sherds Kilwa pot sherds Contributed by The British Museum
  30. Sir Ben Kingsley's gold turban Sir Ben Kingsley's gold turban Contributed by Individual
  31. General  Gordon's ring made from a coin General Gordon's ring made from a coin Contributed by Individual
  32. General  Gordon's ring made from a coin General Gordon's ring made from a coin Contributed by Individual
  33. Zimbabwe Bird Zimbabwe Bird Contributed by Individual
  34. Norvalspont May 1900 Pickaxe Lapel Pin Norvalspont May 1900 Pickaxe Lapel Pin Contributed by Individual
  35. Yoruba Diviners Sash Yoruba Diviners Sash Contributed by Individual
  36. African Necklace African Necklace Contributed by Individual
  37. An African sword An African sword Contributed by Individual
  38. Egyptian Statue Egyptian Statue Contributed by Individual
  39. Fanti Fertility Doll Fanti Fertility Doll Contributed by Museum
  40. Manilla Manilla Contributed by Individual
  41. Ibeji Ibeji Contributed by Individual
  42. Ghanaian Xylophone Ghanaian Xylophone Contributed by Individual
  43. Ethiopian Triptych Ethiopian Triptych Contributed by Museum
  44. Wedding Goblet Wedding Goblet Contributed by Individual
  45. Carving by an African sailor in the Navy Carving by an African sailor in the Navy Contributed by Museum
  46. A Roman period Egyptian mummy mask A Roman period Egyptian mummy mask Contributed by Museum
  47. Gold necklace Gold necklace Contributed by Individual
  48. Nigerian ceramic 'casserole' Nigerian ceramic 'casserole' Contributed by Individual
  49. Manilla - a bracelet type of currency Manilla - a bracelet type of currency Contributed by Individual
  50. African Wood Carving of a native soldier African Wood Carving of a native soldier Contributed by Individual

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