Swaziland National Museum

Swaziland National Museum

exploring the culture, traditions and origins of a small kingdom in Southern Africa

Location: 

King Sobhuza II Memorial Park, Lobamba, Swaziland

Duration: 

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Museum: cute exhibition about the culture and history of the small country
  2. Swaziland: the last absolute monarchy in Africa and the people really feel united
  3. Polygamy: man placing a wooden pillow at the wife's house he will sleep tonight
  4. Storytelling: orally transmitting the countries history using wooden puppets
  5. Living: traditional huts made of wood and straw, surrounded by a fence

Image sources

  1. Traditional clothing
  2. Wooden marionette
  3. Instrument made of scrap
  4. Skull decorating the hut
  5. Traditional straw hut

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