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The Ancestor's Spirit: Asante Traditional Buildings


Language: English

To the north-east of Kumasi, these are the last material remains of the great Asante civilization, which reached its high point in the 18th century. Since the dwellings are made of earth, wood and straw, they are vulnerable to the onslaught of time and weather.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Kumasi, Ghana, Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-000258-NHK-35-Hi
Source ref.: 35
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation