Did you know...

The lowest point on the continent is 509 ft (155 m) below sea level in Lake Assal in Djibouti.

The highest point is Mt. Uhuru (Kibo) (19,340 ft/5,895 m), a peak of Kilimanjaro in NE Tanzania.

The world's longest river, the Nile, is located in Africa.

The second largest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Victoria, is in Africa.

 

 

 

   

Museum Piece

museum piece examplecountry flagcountry map

To make your museum contribution complete, you need to produce a write-up of your tribe and the mask.

The Museum Piece is comprised of 2 main parts:

1. Location- Write 1 paragraph that describes the country where your ethnic group is located. Include the geographical information and interesting facts.
2. Ceremonial Use- Write 1 paragraph that describes your ethnic group and the use of the mask.

Optional:

In your write-up, include a map and flag from which your ethnic group is from and a picture of the original mask.

Example



Use the following website to find the country flag of your tribe.

Countries Resources

Use the following website to find the country map where your mask is from.

Map Machine: Atlas @ nationalgeographic.com

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