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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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Molamu

Molamu stick

Molamu is a carved wooden walking stick. This particular stick is carved to look like a person on one end and a snake on the …

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Lerumo Spear

Lerumo Spear

Lerumo – a long spear used as a weapon by warriors. It was a great honour for a warrior to return from battle with his …

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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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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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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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FRIENDS OF MORIJA MUSEUM AGM – SUNDAY, 04 MAY 2014

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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