Four Millennia of Cultural History in Nigeria (ca. 2000 B.C.–A.D. 1900): Archaeological Perspectives

@article{Ogundiran2005FourMO,
  title={Four Millennia of Cultural History in Nigeria (ca. 2000 B.C.–A.D. 1900): Archaeological Perspectives},
  author={A. Ogundiran},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={133-168}
}
  • A. Ogundiran
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • Journal of World Prehistory
  • This essay is an analysis of archaeological contributions to the understanding of Nigeria's cultural history between ca. 2000 B.C. and A.D. 1900 focusing on the following themes: the origins of food production; development and transformations in metallurgical traditions; the beginnings of social complexity; and the character of state formation and urbanism. The transformations in everyday material life as a result of the entanglement with the Atlantic commerce and ethnoarchaeological approaches… CONTINUE READING
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