Ghana’s material cultural heritage

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The monuments list is taken from the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board, according to their description "legal custodian of Ghana’s material cultural heritage (movable and immovable heritage)"[1] QMMB classifies the monuments into:

The ID used on this page in reference to the Regions of Ghana are based on the ISO Regional ID standards.

A. Western Region[edit]

B. Central Region[edit]

C. Greater Accra Region[edit]

D. Eastern Region[edit]

E. Volta Region[edit]

F. Ashanti Region[edit]

G. Northern Region[edit]

Upper East[edit]

Other Monuments[edit]

  • Ancient Mosques of the three Northern Regions
  • Wa Naa’s Palace
  • Gwollu and Nareligu Defence Walls
  • Old Navrongo Catholic Cathedral
  • Tongo Tengzuk Cultural Landscape
  • Nzulezu Stilt Settlement

Archeological Sites[edit]

It is not clear what to do with the.[4] It is listed on the QMMB site, and contains information about:

  • Stone Axes from Kwahu
  • Kintampo Culture (the first farmers in West Africa)
  • Komaland Excavation
  • German Stone Ware
  • Fort Crevecoeur/Usher
  • Fort Amsterdam
  • Krobo Mountain Archaeological Project
  • Okomfo Anokye sword

References[edit]

  1. ^ What is QMMB, accessed 2012-07-27
  2. ^ Ephson, Dr. Isaac S., Ancient Forts and Castles of the Gold Coast (Ghana), Accra: Ilen Publications, 1970, p. 13.
  3. ^ http://goafrica.about.com/od/ghana/ss/Elmina-Ghana.htm
  4. ^ Museum of Archeology, University of Ghana