Original

Original (correct) names/spellings for Igbo City's/Towns/Villages
Abakaliki is Abakaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Asaba is Ahaba; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzor; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owerre; Oyigbo is Obigbo; Port Harcourt is Diobu; Ogwashi-Uku is Ogwa Nshi Ukwu... any more will be added.

Monday, December 10, 2012

EKWE HEADDRESS FROM UGBENE

EKWE HEADDRESS FROM UGBENE, SAID BY ITS OWNERS TO HAVE BEEN CARVED BEFORE 1940 BY OGBUANYI OF LEJA (IT MAY HAVE BEEN CARVED MORE RECENTLY). IT COMPRISES SOME TWENTY-FIVE HUMAN FIGURES AND ANIMALS, SEPARATELY CARVED AND NAILED ON IN AN INTERESTING MIXTURE OF OLDER STYLES AND TYPES OF DRESS, COIFFURES, AND STATUS SYMBOLS WITH MORE MODERN ONES. PHOTO 1982.

— Herbert M. Cole
Location: Ugbene, Alaigbo | Date: 1982 | Credit: Cole

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