By Daniel T. Potts, Hassan Al Naboodah, Peter Hellyer
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What has survived are primarily heads that were once parts of larger ﬁgures, some of them life-sized. The heads are elongated and sport elaborate hairstyles and 18 | ART AND ARCHITECTURE jewelry. Some of the ﬁgures appear to depict people who are ill or deformed. Masks are another great African sculptural tradition. African masks have spiritual signiﬁcance and form an important part of a number of rituals. They may cover simply the face or the entire head; many masks are actually elaborate headdresses.
Bantu is not the name of a particular ethnic group but a term that designates a language family and the people who speak it. The term “Bantu” was coined by the German linguist Wilhelm Bleek and ﬁrst used in his book A Comparative Grammar of South African Languages (1862). Bleek noted a similarity among languages spoken throughout the southern two-thirds of the African continent and theorized that they must all be part of a single language group. He dubbed the group Bantu because of the similarity in the word for “people” in a number of these languages.
Eventually, however, Equiano was marched to the west coast of Africa and put aboard a slave ship bound for the Americas. Equiano describes the conditions aboard the ship, making it clear that the experience was a hell on earth: The stench of the hold . . the closeness of the place, and the heat of the climate, added to the number in the ship, being so crowded that each had scarcely room to turn himself, almost suffocated us . . the air soon became unﬁt for respiration, from a variety of loathsome smells and brought on a sickness among the slaves, of which many died.
Archaeology of the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the First International Conference on the Archaeology of the U.A.E. by Daniel T. Potts, Hassan Al Naboodah, Peter Hellyer