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1961
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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...

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1966
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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Several races of wildebeest (also called gnu) exist. The species that forms the large herds of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem of Tanzania and Kenya is known as the western white-bearded wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi). The brindled or blue race occurs south of the Zambezi River; the eastern white-bearded race inhabits Kenya and Tanzania ea...

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Elisofon, Eliot
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1966
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Several races of wildebeest (also called gnu) exist. The species that forms the large herds of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem of Tanzania and Kenya is known as the western white-bearded wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi). The brindled or blue race occurs south of the Zambezi River; the eastern white-bearded race inhabits Kenya and Tanzania ea...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
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1966
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Several races of wildebeest (also called gnu) exist. The species that forms the large herds of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem of Tanzania and Kenya is known as the western white-bearded wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi). The brindled or blue race occurs south of the Zambezi River; the eastern white-bearded race inhabits Kenya and Tanzania ea...

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1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mancala may well be the oldest board game in the world. For instance, in Africa, people often play with pebbles using hollows scooped into the earth, with cowrie or other seashells in rings in the sand or specially carved wooden board with seeds. It is a wholly mathematical game. Mancala variations are played all over Africa, the two rank Mancala b...

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Elisofon, Eliot
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1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mancala may well be the oldest board game in the world. For instance, in Africa, people often play with pebbles using hollows scooped into the earth, with cowrie or other seashells in rings in the sand or specially carved wooden board with seeds. It is a wholly mathematical game. Mancala variations are played all over Africa, the two rank Mancala b...

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1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mancala may well be the oldest board game in the world. For instance, in Africa, people often play with pebbles using hollows scooped into the earth, with cowrie or other seashells in rings in the sand or specially carved wooden board with seeds. It is a wholly mathematical game. Mancala variations are played all over Africa, the two rank Mancala b...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mancala may well be the oldest board game in the world. For instance, in Africa, people often play with pebbles using hollows scooped into the earth, with cowrie or other seashells in rings in the sand or specially carved wooden board with seeds. It is a wholly mathematical game. Mancala variations are played all over Africa, the two rank Mancala b...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mancala may well be the oldest board game in the world. For instance, in Africa, people often play with pebbles using hollows scooped into the earth, with cowrie or other seashells in rings in the sand or specially carved wooden board with seeds. It is a wholly mathematical game. Mancala variations are played all over Africa, the two rank Mancala b...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A great deal of fishing is at the subsistence level or on a small commercial level. There were some commercial fishing operations by European-owned companies on the great lakes, but these virtually disappeared after Zairanization (between 1973 and 1975). [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: Historical Dictionary of Democratic Republic of Congo, The Scarecrow Pre...

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