The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria)

PETER BREUNIG The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria) is an artcle by Peter Breunig from “Papers from the 10th Congress of the Pan-African Association for Prehistory and Related Studies.” Aspects of African Archaeology: Papers from the 10th Congress of the Pan-African Association for Prehistory and Related Studies edited by Gilbert Pwiti and Robert…… Continue reading The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria)

Nigeria’s 8,000 year-old boat

When Mallam Ya’u, a Fulani cattle herder in Dufuna, Nigeria began digging a well on May 4, 1987 little did he know that before he reached the depth necessary to draw water, he would find something of far greater significance. Because of him Nigeria’s 8,000 year-old boat was brought to the surface. The 8,000 year…… Continue reading Nigeria’s 8,000 year-old boat

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