Characteristics of NOK Art

  1. The Nok Art is seen as the earliest evidence of metalwork in Nigeria.
  2. The Nok people are known to be well skilled in craftsmanship; especially in the area of sculpture.
  3. The Nok Art produced ornaments like bracelets, earlobes necklaces, etc.
  4. They are mostly hollowed human and animal heads.
  5. Nok works are observed to be very old in age.
  6. They wear crown-shaped headdresses.
  7. Holes are created for the nostrils, mouths, and of Nok terracotta.

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