Global Art & Artifacts


Rare and Powerful Zigua Peoples Mummy Figure.  Wood.  Tanzania.  Africa. 

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    The Zigula are a Tanzanian ethnic and linguistic people from the northern Pwani Region and southern Tanga Region.   Zigua art, like most art from Tanzania, is poorly understood… and frequently misidentified. They absolutely have a vibrant tradition of ritual carvings.  Their  “mummy” figures are thought… Continue reading

Casting of Australopithecus boisei – Zinjanthropus – OH 5 Zinj Primate Skull, Tanzania Africa

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Detail:  The discovery of the OH 5 Zinj skull was perhaps the most important transition in the history of paleoanthropology AND a most important find for Mary Leakey back in 1959.  She found the skull in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  This casting was made from the original 1.5… Continue reading

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