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Welcome to Morija, Lesotho

We invite you to enjoy the rich history, arts & culture of the peoples of Lesotho. Whether you are from Lesotho, or Southern African or from another part of the global family, you will be welcome in Morija, Lesotho. Explore for yourself the wonders of this multi-faceted and unique heritage site. If you cannot come physically to Morija in Lesotho, then through the power of the internet you can still discover important information concerning the famous collections of Morija Museum & Archives, the works of Basotho artists, and learn more about various projects in the arts, culture, heritage management and community-based tourism.

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Drawing B

Drawing B

This charcoal drawing illustrates an old tale called ‘The times of the cannibals’. Cannibalism was prevalent during the 1820s as a result of the devastating …

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Drawing of Eugene Casalis

Drawing of Eugene Casalis

Drawing of Eugene Casalis (Mahloana-Mats’oana), the advisor and friend of Moshoeshoe, as a young man in France before setting out for Southern Africa. He served …

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Morija Museum & Archives Objects - Quartz

Quartz

Large clear or white quartz crystals (mahakoe in Sesotho) are commonly found in seams in the basalt formations in the mountains of Lesotho. Quartz, whether …

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Photo by Jessica Meyer

Dams and archaeology in Lesotho

Metolong Authority and the Lesotho Heritage Network host discussion on how to build dams in Lesotho and save cultural heritage.  The Metolong Dam represents a major ......
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Unsung Heroes wow the masses

Also posted on The Hub By Lineo Segoete Morija Museum a...
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The Yellow House

By Lineo Segoete When I was younger my mother would take me to the place where she grew up: Morija. These trips were usually to bury ......
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Morija Fun Day at the Museum

“Many young people in Morija have talents, but they don’t have an outlet for it. This event was about trying to provide that outlet to young people.”...
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