Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe - • Accepted the biblical roots ← ←...

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Great Zimbabwe 14/11/2008 11:09:00 Carl Mauch – early finder of great Zimbabwe More of a treasure hunter Influenced by biblicial ideas – looking for queen of she ba portugese found great Zimbabwe earlier, dealt with this possibly mythic leader,  Mwene Mutapa, who holds court at Zimbao no one could admit that the black locals could have built the find history of inquiry 16 th  century portugese traders adam renders (1867) and karl mauch (1871) j. Theodore Bent; David Randall-Maclver (1905-1906) Gertrude Canton-Thompson (1929) Gertrude Canton-Thompson was the first one to excavate without a biblical  understanding of the site Cecil Rhodes and the British South Africa Company (1889)
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Unformatted text preview: • Accepted the biblical roots ← ← high concentration of imported goods • means they are powerful, involved in long-distance transactions • for people like hall and bent believed that other people came and built these structures o racist interpretation ← Shitty land in the area • Don’t have great advances in agriculture, no cereals • They do eat beef ← Decline? • Can’t feed the people – cattle migration is difficult to feed the people • Copper in the north, led to migration? ← Wall • No bonding in wall construction, dry stone ← ← 14/11/2008 11:09:00 ← 14/11/2008 11:09:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course HUMANITIES 100 taught by Professor Becker during the Spring '10 term at BU.

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