African art
African art is a term typically used for the art of Sub-Saharan Africa. Often, casual observers tend to generalize "traditional" African art, but the continent is full of people, societies and civiliz...
African art - Wikipedia
The Sea People - Inscriptions in The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu
Medinet Habu is a mortuary temple that was constructed for Ramesess III at Thebes in Upper Egypt. The temple decoration consists of a series of reliefs and texts telling of the many exploits of the ki...
World Monuments Fund at Kilwa, Tanzania
The island of Kilwa Kisiwani is located in a large bay on the coast of southern Tanzania, a six-hour drive from the capital, Dar es Salaam. Reachable only by...
Two more colossal pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled two colossal statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to an existing pair of world-renowned tourist attractions.
Ancient Egyptian Art
Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD. Ancient Egyptian art was express...
Real royal portraits in ancient Egypt…? | Egypt at the Manchester Museum
The strong opinions expressed about the first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled this week, highlight the continuing interest in depictions of royalty. But how do modern experienc...
Nok culture - #1 African History - The Nok
Thanks for the viewers but comment more *** IMPORTANT : Until this day , little is known about the Nok Culture. Theres not much information about them exc...
Saqqara Bird - Ancient Egyptian Planes
The Saqqara Bird may have navigated the skies over ancient Egypt. (from Ancient Discoveries: Cars & Planes)
African art
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African art - West African Dogon Masks Documentary by BBC
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Traditional African masks - African Masks Part 1: Ghana Benin and the Congo region.
Some photos I got from google images of some African masks that I like. This was my first time trying to edit a video, its not the best work. But its all goo...
African art - Masks, Fetishes and Other Obsessions a voyage into traditional African art Screener
Screener for Masks, Fetishes and Other Obsessions a voyage into traditional African art distributed by Contemporary Arts Media http://www.artfilms.com.au Mas...
Art of Ancient Egypt - Virtual Egyptian Museum
Museum with Egyptian and Mediterranean antiquities previously unavailable to the public. Includes stunning iridescent glass collection, bronze statuettes, shabtis, scarabs, amulets, jewelry, and mummy...
Art of Ancient Egypt - Documentary
This is a video that I created for my online art appreciation course on Ancient Egyptian Art. It is really just a sampling of Egyptian art...so much to cover...
African folk art
African folk art (see also Tribal art) consists of a wide variety of items: household objects, metal objects, toys, textiles, masks, and wood sculpture, among others.
Metal objects have many funct...
African folk art - Wikipedia
African sculpture
Most African sculpture was historically in wood and other organic materials that have not survived from earlier than at most a few centuries ago; older pottery figures are found from a number of areas...
African sculpture - Wikipedia
Traditional African masks
Ritual and ceremonial masks are an essential feature of the traditional culture and art of the peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa. While the specific implications associated to ritual masks widely vary in...
Traditional African masks - Wikipedia
Art of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian art is the painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts produced by the civilization of Ancient Egypt in the lower Nile Valley from about 3000 BC to 100 AD. Ancient Egyptian art r...
Art of Ancient Egypt - Wikipedia
Nok culture
Coordinates: 9°30′N 8°0′E / 9.500°N 8.000°E / 9.500; 8.000The Nok culture appeared in Northern Nigeria around 1000 BC and vanished under unknown circumstances around 300 AD in ...
Nok culture - Wikipedia
Akan art
Akan art is an art form that originated among the Akan people of West Africa. Akan art is known for vibrant artistic traditions, including textiles, sculpture, Akan goldweights, as well as gold and s...
Amarna art
The Ancient Egyptian art style, known as Amarna Art or the Amarna Style, is a style which was adopted in the Amarna Period (i.e. during and just after the reign of Akhenaten in the late Eighteenth Dyn...
Amarna art - Wikipedia
Coptic art
Coptic art is a term used either for the art of Egypt produced in the early Christian era or for the art produced by the Coptic Christians themselves. Coptic art is most well known for its wall-pain...
Coptic art - Wikipedia
Saharan rock art
Saharan rock art is a significant area of archaeological study focusing on the precious treasures carved or painted on the natural rocks found in the central Sahara desert. There are over three thousa...
Saharan rock art - Wikipedia
Yoruba traditional art
The Yoruba of South Western Africa (Benin Republic, Nigeria and Togo, also including parts of Ghana, Cameroon and Sierra Leone) are responsible for one of the oldest and finest artistic traditions in ...
Yoruba traditional art - Wikipedia
Benin art
Benin art is the art from the Kingdom of Benin or Edo Empire (1440-1897), a pre-colonial African state located in what is now known as the South-South region of Nigeria. Primarily made of cast bronze ...
Benin art - Wikipedia
Somalian art
Somali art is the artistic culture of the Somali people, both historic and contemporary. These include artistic traditions in pottery, music, architecture, woodcarving and other genres. Somali art is ...
Somalian art - Wikipedia
South African art
South African art is the visual art produced by the people inhabiting the geographical location of South Africa. The oldest art objects in the world were discovered in a South African cave. Dating fr...
Zimbabwean art
Zimbabwean art includes decorative esthetics applied to many aspects of life, including art objects as such, utilitarian objects, objects used in religion, warfare, in propaganda, and in many other sp...