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Ottenberg, Simon
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1959-1960
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Matrilineal shrine (nja), ezi Ozo compound, Ugwuego village. Ibokwo matrilineal clan shrine from the other side. This is my matrilineal group, to which I was adopted." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part II].

Publication caption reads, "Matrilineal clan shrine, Nja, of Ibe Okwu clan."

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1951-1953
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Sitting log, Elogo ward square, Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"The ground of the ward common is bare or of clipped grass. Rituals and sport contests are held here, and paths lead to other commons an to villages, farms, and market places. Each ward common also contains a few long logs placed under shade trees where the men sit and children play." [Ottenberg S., 1971: Leadership and Authority in an African Soci...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Matrilineal shrine (nja), ezi Ozo compound, Ugwuego village. Ibokwo matrilineal clan shrine from the other side. This is my matrilineal group, to which I was adopted." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part II].

Publication caption reads, "Matrilineal clan shrine, Nja, of Ibe Okwu clan."

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Afikpo country scenes." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part II].

"The twenty-two villages which are collectively known as Afikpo Village-Group lie in the eastermost portion of Igbo territory, on the west bank of the Cross River. It is a hilly region, with sandstone ridges which run in various directions. The altitude is not high, being about five hundred feet above sea level. It is a transitional area between op...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Sitting log, Elogo ward square, Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"The ground of the ward common is bare or of clipped grass. Rituals and sport contests are held here, and paths lead to other commons an to villages, farms, and market places. Each ward common also contains a few long logs placed under shade trees where the men sit and children play." [Ottenberg S., 1971: Leadership and Authority in an African Soci...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Cross bamboo poles, showing manner of tying on an old roof, Ezi Ukwu compound, Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"The compound is called Ezi followed by the name of its founder, who is also usually the original ancestor of the patrilineage. The houses in many compounds, particularly those increasing in population, are built wall to wall and back to back, separated by narrow alleyways and streets winding tortuously here and there. There is usually a separate h...

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Ndibe Beach on the Cross-River. It is named after the village of Ndibe, but is a beach for all Afikpo, and for government use as well. The government launch." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"For some Afikpo, fishing is an important seasonal activity, especially in the dry season, when the river is low and it is possible for canoe crews to move about easily and to live on the numerous sandbanks which appear at the time. The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as t...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original title reads, "Eke market scenes, the main Afikpo market. Meets every four days on eke market. Phoebe Ottenberg working on market study which was later published by us." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The major Afikpo trading center is eke market, named for the day on which it meets. It is one of a connected series of markets found in adjoining village-groups to the west and north, which generally meet on different days of the four-day Igbo week. Men and women from Afikpo trade regularly in almost all of these markets. While they contain simila...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Ndibe Beach on the Cross-River. It is named after the village of Ndibe, but is a beach for all Afikpo, and for government use as well. Canoes at Ndibe Beach. This must be in the rainy season, as the river is very high. Canoes carried pots, yams and cassava down river, as a rule, to Calabar, where both were prized at this time...

"For some Afikpo, fishing is an important seasonal activity, especially in the dry season, when the river is low and it is possible for canoe crews to move about easily and to live on the numerous sandbanks which appear at the time. The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as t...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original title reads, "Afikpo Eke market, early January 1960. Smith's articles for sale, across the road from the market. Fire stands, hoe blades, brackets for canoe, yam tester (iron rod to tell whether boiled or cooked yam is done), yam hoe blade." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The major Afikpo trading center is eke market, named for the day on which it meets. It is one of a connected series of markets found in adjoining village-groups to the west and north, which generally meet on different days of the four-day Igbo week. Men and women from Afikpo trade regularly in almost all of these markets. While they contain simila...

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