University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Mildred A. Konan

Calabashes in Northern Nigeria

By: Mildred A. Konan

Several women huddled together in the shade of old trees in a small open market. They sat on the sandy ground, selling their sour milk and butter from large brown bowls. The scene had become a familiar one to me during my year of teaching and travelling in Nigeria’s northern states. A few months earlier […]