This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.
Original caption reads, "Mine shaft at Nyeba, south of Abakaliki Town, off the road to Afikpo village Group. Lead and other minerals mined. There were ancient metal workings in this area as well." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part II].
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
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