African exhibit at Ethnographic Museum of Berlin

Mask in Berlin museum
Mask in Berlin museum
Very large Nigerian piece that is currently 'danced' in cultural events in Germany
Very large Nigerian piece that is currently ‘danced’ in cultural events in Germany
Intricate 16th century container carved in ivory
Intricate 16th century container carved in ivory
King's throne from Cameroon - gift to German Kaiser
King’s throne from Cameroon – gift to German Kaiser

We spent a few hours today at the Ethnologisches Museum. It is an excellent museum but seems to be sparsely attended, due to it’s distance from the centre of Berlin. At midday on a Saturday, Klaus and I were the only two people in the African exhibit.

I took lots of photos of the wonderful items on display but can only post a small selection on the blog. If ever in Berlin, this museum is well worth a visit.

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