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Igbo names and spellings for various settlements
Abakaliki is Abankaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzö; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owere; Oyigbo is Obigbo... any more will be added.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Sword and sheath



Collected by Col. Guy Lee, DSO, MC, DL in 1910, who was at OGWASHI-OKU, between Onitsha & Benin & east of the Niger, on military expeditions [Ekumeku Movement]. Iron, 61 centimetres


Location: Ogwa Nshi Ukwu, Aniocha, Alaigbo | Date: 1910 (collection dqatE) | Credit:British Museum

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