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A History of the World in 100 Objects

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Ife head

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The history of the world as told through objects arrives in 15th Century West Africa. Neil MacGregor tells the story of a magnificent brass head from Ife, a city now in Nigeria. Show more

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