• Short Summary

    CURATORS OF MUSEUMS IN TROPICAL AFRICA HAVE BEEN MEETING FOR THE PAST WEEK IN LAGOS TO DISCUSS THE CONTROL OF EXPORTS OF AFRICAN ANTIQUITIES.

  • Description

    CURATORS OF MUSEUMS IN TROPICAL AFRICA HAVE BEEN MEETING FOR THE PAST WEEK IN LAGOS TO DISCUSS THE CONTROL OF EXPORTS OF AFRICAN ANTIQUITIES.

    NINE COUNTRIES HAVE BEEN REPRESENTED AT THE MEETING -- CONGO-KINSHASA, THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, SENEGAL, DAHOMEY, GHANA, KENYA, NIGERIA, TANZANIA AND THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    AMONG THE MATTERS CONSIDERED WAS A SUGGESTION BY THE CHAIRMAN, MR. EKPO EYO, OF NIGERIA, THAT COMPREHENSIVE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN IN AFRICA. HE SAID AT PRESENT LITTLE OR NOTHING WAS KNOWN OF AFRICA'S PAST.

    AN OFFICIAL OF THE NIGERIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, MR. S. WANIKO, SPOKE OF AFRICA BEING ON THE THRESHOLD OF AN EXCITING ERA OF PROGRESS IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES. THE CONFERENCE OF AFRICAN CURATORS, HE SAID, WAS AN HISTORICAL MILESTONE IN A SLOW BUT STEADY MARCH TOWARDS THE CODIFICATION OF AFRICAN HISTORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACP35824BXW8RFM0WZYML9GDMM
    Media URN:
    VLVACP35824BXW8RFM0WZYML9GDMM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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