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Morija Museum & Archives

Morija Museum

Morija Museum & Archives collects valuable Basotho heritage items. See our online collection of ethnological objects, Basotho art, as well as geological & prehistorical items.

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Plant Fossils

Plant Fossils

These plant fossils (pteridosperms) are from a mudstone in the Molteno formation from Morija Mountain above the old Basutoland Training College in Morija.
They were collected …

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 …

Painting D

Painting D

This painting shows Basotho men performing a traditional dance called “mohobelo” usually performed during joyous celebrations.

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About Morija Museum

Started in 1956, Morija Museum & Archives collects valuable documentation and material culture. It also aims to develop arts & culture, tourism, heritage and community-based tourism initiatives. Read more

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Friends of Morija Museum AGM – Sunday, 04 May 2014

14h00 at Alliance Française Maseru (in front of Lancer’s Inn at corner)...
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Vacancy at Morija Museum for Creative Director

The Festival Director, Mr Thabo Leanya, has resigned from his position at Morija Museum. Mr Leanya has been employed by the Ministry of Tourism, Environment ......
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Speech by the Curator of Morija Museum & Archives

MORIJA ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL Opening Ceremony, Friday 27 September 2013 Salutations First of all, I would like to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude to Her Majesty ......
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Friends of MMA AGM

Friends of Morija Museum AGM

We have scheduled the AGM for Sunday, 7 July 14h00 at Alliance Francaise...
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Morija April 27

April 27 – A day of art, literature and cuisine in Morija

Schedule: 10h00 – 18h00    Uprise In The Garden – Fundraising event Open Mic, Music, Artists market & so much more! M 50 Morija Museum Amphitheatre Contact Meri 5940 0472 or ......
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