Discovering the forgotten "civilization" of Komaland, northern Ghana

by James Anquandah

Publisher: Ghames Foundation in Rockanje

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Statementby Jame Anquandah and Laurent van Ham.
ContributionsHam, Laurent van.
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Open LibraryOL21378006M
ISBN 109070218100

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Author by: James Anquandah. Discovering the forgotten "civilization" of Komaland, Northern Ghana. Rotterdam. Anquandah, James () Investigating the stone circle mound sites and art works of Komaland, northern Ghana.

Nyame Ak pp. Anquandah, James () The stone circle sites of Komaland, Northern Ghana, in West African archaeology. Terracotta from Northern Ghana (Komaland) and the Côte d'Ivoire. Komaland Janus head, - Book review: «James Anquandah, Laurent van Ham, Discovering the forgotten 'civilization' of Komaland, Northern Ghana», African Arts,vol.

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All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. Komaland is a generic term used to describe all archaeological sites located in the northern part of Ghana which bear similar archaeological surface configuration and material culture.

An Iron Age complex which flourished around the fifteenth to the seventeenth century AD is currently under investigation in Komaland, northern Ghana. The complex is known chiefly from its numerous burial sites characterized by stone circles and earth mound superstructures, and containing human and animal burials, domestic pottery, milling stones, metal implements and cast figures, Cited by:   Entre autres, Discovering the forgotten «civilization» of Komaland, Northern Ghana, James Anquandah & Laurent Van Ham, The Netherlands Ghames Foundation, et in African Archaeological Review et plus récemment in Arts et Cultures 3, ,Genève.

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Any book may be returned if. DISCOVERING THE FORGOTTEN "CIVILIZATION" OF KOMALAND, NORTHERN GHANA James Anquandah and Laurent van Ham Ghames Foundation, Rockanje, The Netherlands, 48 pp., 9 b/wu & 17 color photos, 6 drawings, bibliography. $10 paper. This slim monograph is the initial presenta-tion of data from excavations at Yikpabongo in.

The MIT Press Journals. Books; Journals; Digital; Resources. For Librarians. The MIT Press is a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, and the arts. Discovering the Forgotten “Civilization” of Komaland, Northern Ghana. Doran H. Ross. African Arts FebruaryVol.

20, No. 2, pp. Professor James Kwesi Anquandah was Ghana’s first archaeologist. He was also the first Ghanaian to become head of the Archaeology Department at the University of Ghana, which was the first archaeology department in sub-Saharan Africa, established in Dedicating his life to Ghanaian archaeology, particularly during the difficult years in Ghana in the s and early s, Anquandah Cited by: 3.

This book, as the title indicates, deals with the colonial history of Northern Ghana, comprising of the Northern, Upper East, and Upper West Regions of Ghana. It focuses on the acquisition of territory by Great Britain, Germany, and France during the scramble for Africa in 5/5.

New Insights on the Komaland Sites of Northern Ghana. an archaeological region within the basins of the Sisili and Kulpawn rivers in northern Ghana. Previous research in the area had described the associated stone circle mounds containing terracotta figurines as burial mounds dated to between the 13th and 19th centuries Ad.

The current. BIBLIOGRAFIA SCELTA Anquandah J. et Van Ham L., Discovering the forgotten civilization of Komaland - Rotterdam Bacquart Jean Baptiste, The tribal arts of Africa - Tharnes and Hudson. Ghana, officially Republic of Ghana, republic ( est.

pop. 27,), 92, sq mi (, sq km), W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital and largest city is Accra. Land and People Modern Ghana comprises the former British colony of the Gold Coast and the former mandated territory of British Togoland.

Mali, Ghana, and Songhai Greece: Stable Food Supply Greece: Government The ancient Greeks loved art, they always made sculptures and paintings with perfect people, they wouldn't include flaws if there were any. They also invented 3 types of columns: the Doric style, the Ionic.

Bura Funerary Urns: Niger Terracottas: An Interpretive Limbo. From Scotland to Turkey, underneath hundreds of Neolithic settlements, archaeologists have uncovered evidence an extensive network of underground almost 2, feet ( m) in Bavaria Germany to 1, feet (m) in Austria, the fact that these tunnels survived years is a testimony to the skill of the builders and of the sheer size the original network must have been.

Rediscovering Ghana’s Past, Longman Group Limited. Anquandah J. The Stone Circle Sites of Komaland, Northern Ghana, The African Archaeological Review, 5: Anquandah, J. Investigating the stone circle mound sites and art works of Komaland, northern Ghana.

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Unpublished BA Long Essay. Department of Archaeology, University of Ghana. Anquandah J. Ghana yesterday and today. Paris: Musée Dapper; The arts of Koma-Bulsa; pp. – Anquandah James, van Ham Laurent.

Discovering the forgotten civilization of Komaland, Northern Ghana. Rotterdam: Ghames Foundation; Cited by:   The Lost African Series: Colonialism In The Church. By Mercy Asamani. LISTEN " children._ Until, we go back to our history books where the likes of Egypt, Timbuktu, and other cities were havens of civilization and most especially education, we will continue to be a lost race.

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Bargna, Ivan () La civiltà del Komaland. In: Dalla terra all’arte. Terracotte africane da collezioni comasche. Como, pp. [photos: ]. Request price for Koma Figure. Description: African Arts is a quarterly journal devoted to the plastic and graphic arts of Africa, broadly defined to encompass sculpture in wood, metal, ceramic, ivory, and stone, and less familiar work in fiber, hide, mud, and other materials.

Included in the mandate are architecture, arts of personal adornment, contemporary fine and popular arts, and arts of the African diaspora. Archaeological Investigations at Yikpabongo, Koma Land, Northern Ghana Settlement Patterns and Discard Behaviour among the Konkomba of Gbadagbam, Northern Region, Ghana.

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and Nkumbaan, Samuel Rethinking the Stone Circles of Komaland. A Preliminary Report on the / Fieldwork at Yikpabongo, Northern Region, Ghana. In Timothy Insoll, (ed.), Current Archaeological.The union of the Soninke tribes under Dinga Cisse, their ruler or Ghana, formed the ancient empire around C.E.

Ghana was the title given to the kingdom's rulers, which meant 'warrior king.'.