Lost Kingdoms of Africa

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  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (97)

"Lost Kingdoms of Africa" (2010) is a British documentary series by BBC. It's about the African kingdoms that had existed before Africa was colonized by the Europeans. Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, an art historian, does the narration. The kingdoms profiled include Nubia, Ethiopia, and the Zulu Kingdom.

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West Africa
4. West Africa
January 26, 2010
The magnificent Benin bronzes in the British Museum inspire Casely-Hayford to undertake a quest for their origin.
Great Zimbabwe
3. Great Zimbabwe
January 19, 2010
Casely-Hayford traces an ancient gold-trading route inland from the eastern coast and explores the city that served as its source.
Ethiopia
2. Ethiopia
January 12, 2010
Casely-Hayford surveys the Judeo-Christian influences in Ethiopia's art, language, and architecture, dating back centuries.
Nubia
1. Nubia
January 5, 2010
Starting in the desert north of Khartoum in modern Sudan, Casely-Hayford journeys to the ancient sites of Kerma, Jebel Barkal, and Meroe.
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"Lost Kingdoms of Africa" (2010) is a British documentary series by BBC. It's about the African kingdoms that had existed before Africa was colonized by the Europeans. Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, an art historian, does the narration. The kingdoms profiled include Nubia, Ethiopia, and the Zulu Kingdom.

  • Premiere Date
    January 5, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (97)