World Ceramics: Additional resources

Resources on the World Wide Web

Cultural Anthropology, High reading level, Indiana University site on the belief system of the Yoruba with general information on Nigeria, lots of images

Cultural Anthropology, High reading level, Religions of Nigeria

Resources in Print

Drewal, Henry John and John Pemberton III. Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought. New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with The Center for African Art, 1989.

Eyo, Ekpo and Frank Willett. Treasures of Ancient Nigeria. New York: Alfred A. Knopf in association with The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1980.

Lifschitz, Edward. The Art of West African Kingdoms. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institition Press for the National Museum of African Art, 1987.


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