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DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History

DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History

The DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History explores South Africa’s cultural diversity in various permanent and temporary exhibitions. DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History Exterior and Interior Exhibitions include rock paintings and engravings of the San people; thousand-year-old Iron Age figurines from Schroda in the
DITSONG Museum of Cultural History South Africa Peter Mthombeni tea set

Vibrant Colours and Abstract Patterns from Africa

An unusual tea set designed in 1997 by Peter Mthombeni A teapot will always be a teapot because of its functionality, but a teapot can be more than a mere teapot when it carries a signature of conscious making. One potter who has unequivocally defended an

DITSONG National Museum of Cultural History mummy mummification

Unwrapping the Mummy

Frank Teichert, Curator Archaeology and Human Remains, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History, takes an in-depth look at the mummies in the DITSONG collection. Why are so many people fascinated by mummies and the dead? Is it because there is something strange about standing next

DITSONG Museums of South Africa District Six

Museums, Memorials and Monuments

June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June in tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 1976 Soweto Uprising. With this contribution to Creative Feel, Dr Noel Lungile Zwelidumile Solani of the DITSONG:

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DITSONG: Museums of South Africa

Teacher, lecturer, political activist, family man and humble pragmatist. These are the traits of Robert Sobukwe as he is shown at an exhibition currently underway at DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History in Pretoria. Visitors will be able to glimpse the PAC founder from a

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