Skip to Content

Slaves & Prisoners

Showing 2 of 3


  FILTER RESULTS

Secret slave holding cells (slave caves). Stairs.
19th c African (East) Omani (Zanzibari Sultanate) Architecture

OMANI ZANZIBARI SULTANATE Anonymous (1698 - 1964)
c. 1873
19th c
Omani (Zanzibari Sultanate)
Mangapwani. Zanzibar. Tanzania.
zanz3661
"After the abolition of slavery in Stone Town in 1873, slavers made places to hide slaves to avoid British patrol ships. A black market developed in Zanzibar 37 miles from the mainland. Slaves were kept in secret underground chambers then at dusk were shipped to Arabia and India. Most went north to the Arabian Gulf. Purportedly built by Mohammed bin Nassur al-Alawi."

Caption: OMANI ZANZIBARI SULTANATE Anonymous | Secret slave holding cells (slave caves). Stairs. | c. 1873 | African (East) | Omani Zanzibari Sultanate | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | zanz3661
<!--#4DEVAL gsFunc_SortRecords ([Portfolios]Port_Name; ">")--> : ## Error # 54

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "Slaves & Prisoners" and [Object]Creator Display Name is "OMANI ZANZIBARI SULTANATE Anonymous (1698-1964)".