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Geometry Around the World

Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the Math World feature for this chapter.

Kuba Sculpture and Textiles
Part of an online African art gallery, this site provides pictures of two Kuba masks and information about the Kuba people and their art.
http://www.hamillgallery.com/KUBA/Kuba1.html

African Art from the University of Michigan Museum of Art
This is a list of images of African art items in the collection of the University of Michigan Museum. Click on the links to view the images. Scroll to the lower portion of this art listing to the Zaire, Kuba section to view several examples of Kuba geometric patterns.
http://www.umich.edu/~hartspc/umsdp/UMA.html

African Art -- Selections
The bottom two graphics on this Web page at the University of Virginia are good examples of the use of geometry in African textiles.
http://www.lib.virginia.edu/subjects/religiousstudies/images/artAfric.html


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