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Unformatted text preview: phenomena, which existed in the landscape of African daily life. Art became the tool for ancestor worship; sculpture was the medium to create a convention for conservative replication of a concept that was then used to create a dialog with the spiritual realm. The student will examine the use of the visual imagery for statecraft, the explanation for kingship. The student will also be introduced to the problems of the illegal trade in African art and artifacts. This chapter touches upon the need for better control of the trade in African artifacts and the consequences to the scholarship if such controls are not implemented....
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- Winter '11