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Sculpture of Northern Nigeria

Roy Sieber

Sculpture of Northern Nigeria

by Roy Sieber

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Published by Museum of Primitive Art, distributed by University Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture,
  • Primitive Art,
  • Northern Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoy Sieber
    ContributionsMuseum of Primitive Art
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1097 N5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26557453M

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Sculpture of Northern Nigeria (Classic Reprint) [Sieber, Roy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sculpture of Northern Nigeria (Classic Reprint)Cited by: 6.

This book represents wooden and bronze art objects from private collections which have never before been published. They provide insight in the diverse art production of Northern Nigeria, demonstrating the existence of a rich sculptural tradition from Yelwa in 5/5(1).

Sculpture Sculpture of Northern Nigeria book Northern Nigeria. New York, Museum of Primitive Art, distributed by University Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roy Sieber; New York (N.Y.).

Museum of Primitive Art. Excerpt This paper deals with the sculpture of five tribes of the Northern Region of Nigeria: the eastern Igala, Idoma, Goemai, Montol and Jaba.

These tribes were visited briefly in   Sculpture, Nigerian--Nigeria, Northern. Publisher New York: Museum of Primitive Art, distributed by University Publishers Collection universityoffloridaduplicates; univ_florida_smathers; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Florida, George A.

Smathers Libraries with support from LYRASIS and the Sloan Foundation Contributor. Internet Archive BookReader Sculpture of Northern Nigeria. One of the first books on the art of that region, Roy Sieber’s Sculpture of Northern Nigeria is available online for free here.

Published init was based on Sieber’s fieldwork in Nigeria and accompanied an exhibition at the Museum of Primitive Art. The catalogue.

Sculpture of Northern Nigeria throws new light on two of these obscure areas, both near the Benue River of Nigeria. The history of the region is one of migrations and cross-currents of conquest ending only in the last century; but despite the shattering impact of such upheavals, the tribes about the Benue River have maintained strong artistic.

Departments of Northern Nigeria were each amalgamated on the 1st of January,with the corresponding department of Southern Nigeria; and the grou thus formep d was designated the Combined Departments. This chang involvee d the removal of the revenue and expenditure of those departments together with the charge on account.

KABAFEST and the changing Northern Nigeria narrative. (the oldest known figurative sculpture south of the Sahara) was discovered dating back to state has something for every cultural. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "northern nigeria" Skip to main search results.

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The Nok culture is an early Iron Age population whose material remains are named after the Ham village of Nok in Kaduna State of Nigeria, where their terracotta sculptures were first discovered in The Nok Culture appeared in northern Nigeria around BC and vanished under unknown circumstances around AD, having lasted approximately 2, phical range: West Africa.

In vie owf the amalgamation of Northern and Southern Nigeria on January 1st, thu, s is the last review of the accounts of Northern Nigeria as a separate Protectorate. Owing to the exclusion of certain Departments from the administrations of Northern and Southern Nigeria and thei formatior n into " Central" or " Combined " Depart­.

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RARE - “Sculpture of Northern Nigeria” –The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, Exhibition Catalog. Published byThe Museum of Primitive Art, New York Catalog is in Excellent Condition. A Must for any African Art Collector / Rating: % positive.

Northern Nigeria was an autonomous division within Nigeria, distinctly different from the southern part of the country, with independent customs, foreign relations and security it acquired the territory of the British Northern Cameroons, which voted to become a province within Northern Nigeria.

InNorthern Nigeria was divided into the North-Eastern State, North Capital: Lokoja, (–), Zungeru. This is a wonderfully unpretentious monograph on the art of Northern Nigeria, with the text and descriptions refreshingly honest about the ambiguities of age and provenance associated with most tribal art.

Examples: "Information on the ethnic origins of this sculpture is scarce and indecisive" 5/5(1). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The art of the Jukun-speaking peoples of northern Nigeria Item Preview remove-circle The art of the Jukun-speaking peoples of northern Nigeria by Rubin, Arnold Gary, Publication date Pages: All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed by:.

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See more ideas about Architecture art pins. The Nok culture, named after the settlement of the same name, flourished in southern West Africa (modern Nigeria) during the Iron Age from the 5th century BCE to the 2nd century CE. Famous for the distinctive terracotta sculptures of human heads and figures, Nok was the first known culture in West Africa to produce such art and perhaps the first sub-Saharan culture to perfect iron .