Yoruba pottery by Antonia K. Fatunsin

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Published by National Commission for Museums and Monuments in Lagos .

Written in English

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  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.


  • Pottery, Yoruba -- Nigeria.,
  • Pottery -- Nigeria.,
  • Yoruba (African people) -- Material culture.,
  • Nigeria -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAntonia K. Fatunsin.
ContributionsNigeria. National Commission for Museums and Monuments.
LC ClassificationsNK4177.6.N5 F38 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 102 p. :
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1143710M
ISBN 109782015180
LC Control Number94114368

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