Old Kotoko Bronze – Bond of Love – Cameroon
20th century. Cm. 3,6 high x 2,9 width (1.42″ x 1.14″); Gr. 33,1 (1.17 oz.).
The Kotoko people are a Chadic ethnic group located in northern Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria. The Kotoko population is composed of approximately 90,000 people of which the majority live in Cameroon.
Most Kotoko profess Islam. The Kotoko converted to Islam via cultural influences from the Kanem-Bornu Empire. Many traditional beliefs and practices are incorporated into the Islamic practices of the Kotoko.
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