African instruments from the late 1800s are being brought back into the UK, and will be showcased for the first time since they were destroyed by the plague.
Africa’s earliest instruments have been unearthed at a site in Kent, and archaeologists are hoping that one day they may be recreated.
They are bringing back some of Africa’s most beautiful African instruments.
African instruments are often used in ceremonies and festivals across Africa, from funerals to weddings.
They were used for healing and healing ceremonies in Africa, and have been used in many African cultures since ancient times.
A large number of African instruments are being kept in museums around the world, but most of them have disappeared in Africa over the past 150 years.
“We have lost many African instruments over the centuries,” Dr Richard Johnson from the National Museum of the African Diaspora in Johannesburg said.
“Most of these instruments have gone into museums because they are not found anymore, or because they have been lost or are lost in a museum.”
Dr Johnson and his team have spent years trying to bring back African instruments, but they are still trying to find them.
“The African DIASpora is looking for them,” Dr Johnson said.
He said they have had to dig at the site for about three years, and hope that eventually they will be able to find the instruments.
“It is very rare, because if you can’t find it, you don’t find anything else, so it’s very exciting for us,” Dr Hill said.
Dr Johnson said that when he first started excavating at the South West London site, there was nothing but black mould, and that it was difficult to dig deeper.
“I went and dug a hole, but there was a black mould in the middle of it,” he said.
When he went back, he found black mould everywhere.
“That’s because they had not dug at all, and they had been laying on the ground for three years and it was just as if the mould had been in the ground, because they didn’t do any digging,” Dr David Hill said.(ABC News: Daniel Fenn)Dr Johnson has been excavating in the South Western Kent site since February this year, and hopes that one of the instruments will be found.
“Once we find it we’ll get the permission to take it out, and we’ll go through all the paperwork and get the money and everything,” Dr Robert Johnson said.(Reuters: Jonathan Brady)Dr Hill said he hoped the instruments would eventually be recreating again, and he said that he was confident that the artefacts would eventually return to the UK.
“You know, you can have a very good story about a piece of history, and you can put it in a box and leave it, but you can never go back, so I hope we can, but it’s a long way off,” Dr Jo Johnson said, after being told the artefact had been returned.
Dr Hill and Dr Johnson are working to get the funds to bring the artefences back, and said that they had received a £30,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to make the trip to the site.