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Tribal art - Nok:

The Nok civilization was born around 600 BC to mysteriously die out following a famine or epidemic around 250 AD Agricultural tools and stone axes also appeared, confirming the notion of sedentary farmers living from the production of yam and palm oil. Slag furnaces subsequently confirmed that they also mastered the techniques of the forge. The first head was discovered in Tsauni in 1943 at eight meters depth. It was used as a scarecrow and was acquired by the director of the mine who introduced it to the young archaeologist Bernard Fagg, civil administrator. One hundred and fifty terracotta, from the valley north of the confluence of Benue and the Niger River, were collected in 1952 for the inauguration of the Museum of Jos. Some argue the possibility of a descent from Egypt, which could explain the high quality of their terracotta.

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