Illinois Wesleyan University Swahili Expressive Arts Collection (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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Zefe in Takaungu with banners and twari
Zefe in Takaungu with banners and twari
TitleZefe in Takaungu with banners and twari
SubjectSwahili Dance
Religious Life and Customs
Maulidi
Lamu, Kenya, Africa
20th century
DescriptionParticipants in a zefe procession in Takaungu, coastal Kenya, wave banners with Qur'anic verse and sing songs to honor the Prophet Muhammad to the rhythm of the tambourine (twari).
CreatorRebecca Gearhart, Ph.D., Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois Wesleyan University, rgearhar@iwu.edu
Collection NameSwahili Expressive Arts Collection (Illinois Wesleyan University)
RightsRebecca Gearhart, Ph.D., Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by Professor Gearhart. Please contact her at rgearhar@iwu.edu for more information.
Date.Original1995
Date.Digital2007
Format.Original35 mm photograph
Format.Digital.jpg
Type.OriginalEvent
Type.Digitalimage
Digitization SpecsScanned using [scanner type] with [software]
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