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Four epic journeys into ancient Africa’s art and culture
Now home to a billion people, Africa produced powerful art, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultures long before the first Europeans arrived. Join Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford as he investigates the continent’s great "forgotten" civilizations. Visit the spectacular monuments of Nubia, explore the mysterious ruins of Great Zimbabwe, and discover the art and technology of ancient Benin. See magnificent Ethiopian monasteries carved out of solid rock, and hear spellbinding stories drawn from the silent objects of the past.
This eye-opening, four-part series reaches back, long before written history, to expose realms that rivaled Egypt, buildings as inspiring as medieval cathedrals, and art that still speaks to us across the centuries. Most of all, the series casts new light on a long-neglected part of our world’s cultural heritage.
British art historian and trustee of the U.K.’s National Portrait Gallery, Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford has presented several documentaries on African culture and acted as an arts consultant for the United Nations.
Every one should own these DVDs!!! I have seen them over and over. There is so much information within!!!Published 18 days ago by Muriel Lotrin
Good DVD for those interested in African history. Should be in every library.Published 25 days ago by Mickey
Beautiful, extremely interesting documentary. I intend to buy more in this series.Published 1 month ago by C. J.
This product arrived on time, with no damage to the package or product. I am a satisfied customer. MSPublished 2 months ago by M. Sims
Very good but much of this was done by Sir Ortimer Wheeler. in the 50sPublished 3 months ago by Barry Jones