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Old August 5th, 2011, 09:50 AM   #1
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The Ikom Monoliths (250 B.C - 170 A.D)


The Ikom monoliths are large volcanic stone man made structures dating back from 250 B.C to 170 A.D. There are a number of them placed in almost a perfect circle in the cross river regions of Nigeria and Cameroon. They are believed to have been built by the first settlers in the area. Each monolith has a unique design consisting of two eyes, an open mouth and 10 fingers. Each also contains geometric shapes, from circles to squares. They are one of the discoveries about Sub-Saharan Africa's history lost history being found everyday.
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Thanks for this etamaze. I had never heard of the Ikom Monoliths. African history is grossly underrepresented here at historum, so I hope you stick around and continue to inform us historumites about the forgotten or overlooked history of Africa.

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IKOM MONOLITHS, NIGERIA
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thank you i will continue to inform people
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