The Wall Patterns in Hima Huts and their Meaning

Author(s):
C. M. Sekintu
K.P. Wachsann
Published:
2011
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It was not until Margaret Trowell drew attention drew attention to them that the artistic and symbolic importance of the black and white patterns in Bahima huts became clear: That these were a form of...
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It was not until Margaret Trowell drew attention drew attention to them that the artistic and symbolic importance of the black and white patterns in Bahima huts became clear: That these were a form of communication about people and their environment. They depicted vegetation,astronomy,architecture,games,war beauty and other attributes


About Authors


C. M. Sekintu worked as artist-technician of the Uganda Museum and later as its first African curator.
K. P. Wachsann was an artist and longtime curator at the Uganda Museum