Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Zongo Chief's Horse

Zongo Chief's Horse
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The multiple layers of the Zongo Chief's costume even cover his horse with lace. The horse and flywhisk are symbols of high prestige connected to the northern savannah.

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Zongo Chief's Horse
Zongo Chief's Horse
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Courtesy of Ata Muhammed
Creator: Muhammed, Ata
Description: The multiple layers of the Zongo Chief's costume even cover his horse with lace. The horse and flywhisk are symbols of high prestige connected to the northern savannah.
Date: August 2011
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Ata Muhammed; Gracia Clark; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Ata Muhammed

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