List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Location / Africa

  1. Mummy of Hornedjitef Mummy of Hornedjitef Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Portion of a limestone Stelae Portion of a limestone Stelae Contributed by Museum
  3. Bronze Shield from Northern Rhodesia Bronze Shield from Northern Rhodesia Contributed by Individual
  4. A piece of a pottery African head A piece of a pottery African head Contributed by Individual
  5. Eritrean Pipe Eritrean Pipe Contributed by Individual
  6. Ethiopian Gold Cross Ethiopian Gold Cross Contributed by Individual
  7. Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Contributed by Individual
  8. Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Contributed by Individual
  9. Building East African Railway 1902-09 Building East African Railway 1902-09 Contributed by Individual
  10. Colonial era carving, Nigeria Colonial era carving, Nigeria Contributed by Individual
  11. Highly decorated Arab Chest Highly decorated Arab Chest Contributed by Individual
  12. A license for a rickshaw A license for a rickshaw Contributed by Individual
  13. Olduvai handaxe Olduvai handaxe Contributed by The British Museum
  14. Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Contributed by Individual
  15. El Alamein station bell El Alamein station bell Contributed by Individual
  16. Head of an oba (king) sculpted in bronze Head of an oba (king) sculpted in bronze Contributed by Museum
  17. Nesyamun - The Leeds Mummy Nesyamun - The Leeds Mummy Contributed by Museum
  18. A cassette of Nigerian music A cassette of Nigerian music Contributed by Individual
  19. The Humble Mother of Africa The Humble Mother of Africa Contributed by Individual
  20. Nelson Mandela Hippo Nelson Mandela Hippo Contributed by Individual
  21. camel bell camel bell Contributed by Individual
  22. Papyrus Papyrus Contributed by Individual
  23. Automobile book Automobile book Contributed by Individual
  24. Prayer beads Prayer beads Contributed by Individual
  25. mysterious stone head mysterious stone head Contributed by Individual
  26. Moon God Figurine Moon God Figurine Contributed by Museum
  27. Pedestal Bowl Pedestal Bowl Contributed by Museum
  28. Limestone figurine of girl Limestone figurine of girl Contributed by Museum
  29. Limestone relief Limestone relief Contributed by Museum
  30. Qau Bead-Net Dress Qau Bead-Net Dress Contributed by Museum
  31. West African calabash food container West African calabash food container Contributed by Individual
  32. Ibeji (twin) figures (Nigeria, Yoruba) Ibeji (twin) figures (Nigeria, Yoruba) Contributed by Individual
  33. Model of West African fishing boat Model of West African fishing boat Contributed by Individual
  34. Salt blocks used as currency Salt blocks used as currency Contributed by Museum
  35. Oil Lamp Oil Lamp Contributed by Individual
  36. Lesotho Embroided Wall Hanging Lesotho Embroided Wall Hanging Contributed by Individual
  37. East african wooden statue East african wooden statue Contributed by Individual
  38. ANC Mandela For President badge ANC Mandela For President badge Contributed by Individual
  39. Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Contributed by Individual
  40. Carved Wooden Head - Fulani Tribe Carved Wooden Head - Fulani Tribe Contributed by Individual
  41. Statue of Ramesses II Statue of Ramesses II Contributed by The British Museum
  42. East African Carving East African Carving Contributed by Individual
  43. Throne of Weapons Throne of Weapons Contributed by The British Museum
  44. Camel Saddle from Suez Camel Saddle from Suez Contributed by Individual
  45. Postcard of Algerian woman Postcard of Algerian woman Contributed by Individual
  46. Apartheid Pass Book Apartheid Pass Book Contributed by Individual
  47. Painting of a Turkana tribesman Painting of a Turkana tribesman Contributed by Individual
  48. Ghanaian stool Ghanaian stool Contributed by Individual
  49. Beaded belt from Kenya Beaded belt from Kenya Contributed by Individual
  50. Sudanese slit drum Sudanese slit drum Contributed by The British Museum

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