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SCIENTISTS OF ANCIENT ILE-IFE:FASCINATING CRAFTMANSHIP

This is an extract from a preliminary archaeological investigations carried out at Ile-Ife, southwest Nigeria by Abidemi Babatunde Babalola, Department of Anthropology, Rice University, Houston Texas. The survey focused on the campus of the Obafemi Awolowo University. The sites that were surveyed includes Igbo Olokun, Igbo Rudi and Iyekere. But Igbo Olokun and Igbo Rudi were excavated. Igbo Olokun is

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From Nigeria to the World: Osun Osogbo Groove, A Must Visit World Heritage Site

For some years now, One of Nigeria’s prominent archaeologists, Akin Ogundiran has been doing great work in Nigeria. The Osogbo groove is located in the state of Osun, Southwest Nigeria. The state used to be part of the present-day Oyo state before its separation. The groove is located in the state capital Osogbo. The site (Ohuntoto) was identified to be

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