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Study the Niger River and the relationship of vegetation zones of forest, savannah, and desert. Study trade in gold, salt, food, and slaves; study growth of Ghana and Mali empires. Analyze importance of family, labor specialization, and regional commerce in the development of states and cities in West Africa. Describe role of trans-Saharan caravan trade in the changing religious and cultural characteristics of West Africa and influence of Islamic beliefs, ethics, and law. Trace growth of Arabic language in government, trade, and Islamic scholarship in West Africa. Describe importance of written and oral traditions in the transmission of African history and culture. (from World History and Geography: Medieval and early Modern Times - CA curriculum) --Emily Odza

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Title Artist Medium & Support Creation Date
Girl with Water Vessel in Fields Near Sanga Village.   COHEN Kathleen     1999 
World Maps. Details of Africa.   ISLAMIC Anonymous     c. 1500-1799 
Maps of Africa and Western Sudan (Old Mali)   CARTOGRAPHER Anonymous      
Ife prince.   IFE Anonymous   Bronze  c. 1400-1500 
L. Cut-out Figures on a Ship. R. Head of an African ?   ISLAMIC-EGYPTIAN Anonymous   Leather  c. 1300-1499 
Equestrian Figure.   LOWER NIGER Anonymous   Brass  c. 1000-1699 
L. Reclining Figure with Jewelry. R. Bamana Man.   JENNE Anonymous   Terracotta  c. 1200-1299 
L. Figure of an Elder C. Dogon Man R. Toguna (House of Words)   DOGON Anonymous   Wood  c. 1500-1999 
L. Queen Mother C. Altar of the Hand R. Ivory Mask of Queen Mother.   EDO PEOPLE Anonymous     c. 1500-1599 
L. Map of Africa R. Portuguese Trader with Menillas.   BENIN KINGDOM Anonymous   Bronze  1500-1700 
Lidded Saltcellars.   SAPI-PORTUGUESE Anonymous   Ivory  c. 1400-1599 
L. Crucifix R. Globe with Cross   KONGO PEOPLES Anonymous     c. 1600-1699 
Man & Gazelle.   ASANTE (ASHANTI) Anonymous   Brass  20th c. 
Double Crocodiles.   LAGOON PEOPLES Anonymous   Bronze  c. 1800-1950 
L. Gold Ornament C. Gold Dust Box R. Medieval Coin   ASANTE (ASHANTI) Anonymous   Gold  c. 1800-1950 
Gold dust box.   AKAN PEOPLES Anonymous   Gold  19th - 20th c. 
L. Black Magus from Adoration. R. Black Magus from Mary Altar   MASTER OF THE ADORATION OF UTRECHT   Oil  c. 1500-1550 
TL. Salt Transport. TR. Baule& Lagom goldwork. B. Tuareg Traders.   TUAREG Anonymous     1999 
Camels and Riders in the Sahara.   COHEN Kathleen     1977 
L. Sudanese Warrior Model R. Tuareg Man with Sword   SUDANESE Anonymous     1893 
Salt Transport.   COHEN Kathleen     1999 
Salt Trader.   COHEN Kathleen     1999 
View of Djenne & Great Mosque seen from Old Jenne-Jeno.   JENNE Anonymous     founded c. 800-899 
Mosque.   MALI EMPIRE Anonymous     c.1900-1999 
Great Mosque of Djenne.   MALI EMPIRE Anonymous     1905 

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