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OP DJENNE: UNE VILLE MILLENAIRE AU MALI (Djenne: A Thousand-Year-Old City in Mali). Ed. by R.M.A. Bedaux and J.D. van der Waals. Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, 1994. Published in association with Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, Ghent. 186 pp. with 225 ills. (133 col.). 33 x 25 cm. ISBN 9071310582 In French.
Tracing the history and cultural traditions of one of Africa's most ancient cities, this catalogue features 16 well-illustrated essays that include examinations of Djenne's development as a hub of Saharan trade and as the center of Islamic civilization in western Africa, discussions of the distinctive and widely celebrated architecture of the city, and descriptions of the ceramic, metal, textile and leather works produced by Djenne artisans.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Africa, Near and Middle East/Islamic Art (Traditional) — Mali
Plans: 02,04,19
Worldwide Number: 024872
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