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The archaeology and material culture of Hajj in sub-Saharan Africa

Tim Insoll explores the history, processes, archaeology and material culture of Hajj in sub-Saharan Africa since the 8th-9th centuries AD.


Tim Insoll, University of Manchester, explores the history, processes, archaeology and material culture of Hajj in sub-Saharan Africa since the 8th-9th centuries AD. Performing Hajj was often part of a process of claiming authority, as with the famous pilgrimage of the Emperor of Mali, Mansa Musa, in 1324.


Speaker(s):

Tim Insoll | talks

 

Date and Time:

2 March 2012 at 1:15 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

British Museum
Great Russell Street
London




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