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• Sources and thanks

In addition to our own analyses, the realization of this site was possible thanks to the synthesis of knowledgeable documented information. We cite these authors with honor and we thank them for their excellent contributions to the study of these formidable African civilizations:

Earth & Ore, Karl-Ferdinand Schaedler
2.500 years of African Art in Terra-cotta and Metal, Panterra Verlag Edition Minerva

Nok terracottas, Bernard Fagg
Ethnographica, London, The National Commission for Museums & Monuments, Nigeria 1977

Naissance de l'art en Afrique noire, Bernard de Grunne
La statuaire Nok au Nigeria, Edition Adam Biro (in french)

Two thousands years Nigerian Art, E. Ewo
Federal Department of Antiquities, Nigeria 1977

The Archeology of Africa, C. T. Shaw, P. Sinclair, B. Andah, A. Okpoko
Londres, 1993

Spirits without boundaries - Les esprits sans frontières, E. A. Dagan
26 terracotta single heads from Komaland, Ghana / 26 statuettes de terre cuite à une tête de Komaland, Ghana
Galerie Amrad African Arts, Montréal (in english and french)

Ghana, hier et aujourd'hui - Yesterday and Today, Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau
Musée Dapper, Paris 2003 (in english and french)

The Nok culture - Art in Nigeria 2,500 years ago, Geri Chesi et Gerhard Merzeder
Éditions Prestel

Discovering the forgotten « civilization » of Komaland, Northern Ghana, James Anquandah & Laurent Van Ham
The Netherlands Ghames Foundation, 1986

Wikipedia, free internet encyclopedia
For general interest and contemporary subjects (in english and french)