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  1. The Benin Bronzes: A Tragic Story of Slavery and Imperialism Cast in Brass

    The Benin Bronzes is the name given to a group of artifacts produced by the Benin Empire, which occupied the area which is today Nigeria. The Benin Bronzes consist of several thousand commemorative plaques and sculptures ...

    dhwty - 08/08/2017 - 22:55

  2. The British Museum Distorts History and Denies its Racist Past

    ... at the British Museum’s representation of the so-called Benin Bronzes. The objects became known in Europe after the Britons conquered and looted Benin City in present-day Nigeria in 1897. Many of them ended up at the British ...

    ancient-origins - 19/09/2016 - 03:45

  3. Royal Palaces of Abomey, Benin: The Cultural Epicenter of One of Africa’s Greatest Empires Was Stained with Blood

    ... remarkable of all is that of the Royal Palaces of Abomey in Benin, West Africa. This site is an amazing complex of palaces which has ... remarkable of all is that of the Royal Palaces of Abomey in Benin, West Africa. This site is an amazing complex of palaces which has ...

    Ed Whelan - 05/01/2019 - 22:54

  4. The Origins of Voodoo, the Misunderstood Religion

    ... that this religion has its roots in West Africa. Modern day Benin is regarded as the birth place of this religion, and the name ... as an informal police service to enforce the peace in rural Benin. ( Public domain ) When African slaves were brought to the ...

    dhwty - 21/04/2015 - 04:03

  5. A Warrior’s Face Frozen in Time, Gold, Hemp, Tents and Cheese Tell the Scythian Tale

    The Scythians were a mysterious and fascinating people. They were nomads and left no known writing, yet their elaborate burials and tattoos have given up some of their story. A new exhibition at the British Museum wants to present as much of that information as possible, right down to the detail of a scar running along the cheek of a ferocious-looking Scythian warrior.

    Alicia McDermott - 13/09/2017 - 22:57

  6. Ancient Signs of Pride and Power: Unravelling the Secrets Behind Irish and Celtic Symbols

    ... with shamrock in detail of stained glass window in St. Benin's Church, Wicklow, Ireland. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 de ) Celtic ...

    valdar - 24/07/2016 - 01:13

  7. Oshun, African Goddess of Love and Sweet Waters

    ... part of modern day Nigeria and the southern part of Benin. Practitioners of traditional Yoruba religion believe in a pantheon of ...

    dhwty - 15/04/2015 - 14:07

  8. Making Millions: A 500-year-old Kabbalist's Guide to Conquering Chance

    Numbers are the ruler of forms and ideas, and the cause of gods and daemons.” –PYTHAGORAS Can Sacred Numerology Really Earn You Money? MAKING MILLIONS: A 500-YEAR-OLD KABBALIST’S GUIDE TO CONQUERING CHANCE is the translation of an anonymous book apparently written to assist readers while selecting numbers that are likely to emerge in lottery drawings worldwide. Some methods were passed down by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1486-1535) and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494).

    ancient-origins - 29/10/2016 - 03:30

  9. Making Millions: A 500-Year-Old Kabbalist's Guide to Conquering Chance

    Numbers are the ruler of forms and ideas, and the cause of gods and daemons.” –PYTHAGORAS Can Sacred Numerology Really Earn You Money? MAKING MILLIONS: A 500-YEAR-OLD KABBALIST’S GUIDE TO CONQUERING CHANCE is the translation of an anonymous book apparently written to assist readers while selecting numbers that are likely to emerge in lottery drawings worldwide. Some methods were passed down by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1486-1535) and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494).

    ancient-origins - 21/01/2017 - 01:45

  10. Why Did Parents in the Chinookan tribe Perform Cranial Deformation on their Babies?

    ... as a torturous activity. The Yoruba tribes of Nigeria, Benin, and Togo in Africa practice scarification: the cutting or burning of ...

    Riley Winters - 12/02/2017 - 13:57

  11. From South to North, Africa is the Continent of Ancient Magic

    ... . Top Image: Market in Ouidah, in Benin, selling ingredients for African magic. ( Fotolia ) By ...

    ashley cowie - 21/09/2018 - 15:39

  12. Analyzing Mummy Genes: Were Ancient Egyptians closely Related to Middle Easterners?

    ... Mali, Great Zimbabwe, Aksum, the Swahili city-states, and Benin to name just a few. Africa still has a civilizational legacy without ...

    Caleb Strom - 17/08/2017 - 18:52

  13. New Analysis Proves Most If Not All Bronze Age Iron Came From Space

    ... Discovered in Sweden Came from Distant Lands The Benin Bronzes: A Tragic Story of Slavery and Imperialism Cast in Brass ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 06/12/2017 - 13:39