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  • MMA celebrates Heritage Month
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  • Introducing The Hub
    Arts & Culture
  • Women In Resistance exhibition coming to Morija
    Arts & Culture
  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho
  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho
  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho

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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Stone Age 4

Stone Age 4

A sharp flint-like stone tool used for cutting.

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Mehlaea Malimo (The Times of the Cannibals)

Mehla ea Malimo cover

Front cover of Mehla ea Malimo (The Times of the Cannibals, 1912), by E. Motsamai, a collection of first-hand accounts of those who survived the …

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Drawing of Joshua Nau Makoanyane

Drawing of Joshua Nau Makoanyane

Drawing of Joshua Nau Makoanyane, Moshoeshoe’s close friend and military commander, made in 1845 by François Maeder. Maeder’s drawings are among the first images that …

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MMA celebrates Heritage Month

In anticipation of Heritage Month this year, Morija Museum & Archives, in conjunction with the Royal Archives & Museum (Matsieng), is releasing two publications in order to foster greater understanding in the heritage sector....
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Women In Resistance exhibition coming to Morija

The Women In Resistance Exhibition showcases women who are in various ways fighting for equality, justice, dignity and survival....
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The Hub

Introducing The Hub

The Hub, a creative technology lab, is a new partner in the developing Morija Cultural Precinct....
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August 11 – official opening of The Hub

On 11 August The Hub, a creative technology lab, will be officially opened at Morija Museum and Archives....
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