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A glimpse at the National Museum of Ghana

Enjoy photos from the museum
May 25, 2014

IMG_4607-sculptureFor the Yale Concert Band and Yale Percussion Group, Saturday, May 24 was a day to explore Accra. Many people chose to visit the National Museum of Ghana, whose three main galleries deal with Ghana’s past, its traditions, and with the country’s arts culture.

The museum includes exhibits on prehistoric Africa; sculptures and paintings; and examples of traditional attire, musical instruments, and sacred tribal artifacts.

Utensils

Utensils

Musical instruments

Musical instruments

Vessels

Vessels

Loom for weaving kente cloth

Loom for weaving kente cloth

Contemporary relief sculpture

Contemporary relief sculpture

Metalwork

Metalwork

Sculpture

Sculpture

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