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Weapons for the ancestors

Traces the development of iron smelting, including making weapons, tools, and art objects, by the Shona people of Zimbabwe.

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  • ""Focuses on the metal art of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. It examines iron-smithing and iron-smelting practices from a historical perspective as well as through modern reenactment of ancient techniques. The program further explains how ceremonial knives and axes are of central importance to shona society. Learn why these "Weapons for the ancestors" are, in fact, the Shonas' major form of artistic expression and empody many cultural values unique to these African people."--Container."
  • "Traces the development of iron smelting, including making weapons, tools, and art objects, by the Shona people of Zimbabwe."@en

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