Did You Know? Nigeria Has One Of The Earliest Known Civilizations

The Nok culture is said to have belonged to a homogenous group of people who had a well ordered economy and a good system of government.[1]According to Archaeological discoveries, The Nok civilization-around (500BC-200AD)-is one of the earliest known civilizations. This means that as far back as 9000 BC, There was a history of human existence in Nigeria.[2] The Nok culture, which is also called the Nok Figurine culture, is an ancient Iron-age culture that existed on the Benue Plateau of Nigeria.

Discoveries at the Nok Sites

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Sources: Vanguard, Answers Africa,

Peter Breunig, Nok:African Sculpture in Archaeological Context. (Frankfurt: Africa Magna, 2014,) 21.

Chesi, G. and Merzeder, G. The Nok Culture: Art in Nigeria 2500 Years Ago. 2006

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