Working Inventory of South Sudanese Art and Material Culture in European and Russian Museums

Version 3, January 2019

European museums with major collections from South Sudan

The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford. Browse their collection online.

The Powell-Cotton Museum, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent. Browse their collection online.

The British Museum, London. Browse their collection online.

World Museum, Liverpool.

Musee du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac , Paris, France. Browse their collection online.

Ethnological Museum, Berlin.

Welt Museum, Vienna (closed for renovation until Autumn 2017).

Franz Binder Museum of Universal Ethnography, Sibiu, Romania. Browse their collection online (in Romanian).

Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Pigorini Museum of Ethnography and Prehistory, Rome, Italy.

Museum of Natural History, Venice, Italy. View their South Sudanese collections on Google Street view.

Museum of Ethnography, Florence, Italy.

Museum of Archaeology of Umbria, Perugia, Italy.

Africa Museum, Verona, Italy.

Kunstkamera, St Petersburg, Russia.

Research and scholarly publications

Georg Schweinfurth (1875) Artes Africanae (scanned by Bergen University library)

John Mack and Peter Robertshaw (eds) (1982) Culture History in Southern Sudan: Archaeology, Linguistics and Ethnohistory

Report from a British Institute in Eastern Africa workshop (2005) on Protecting and Conserving the Cultural Heritage of South Sudan

Robert Joost Willink (2011) The Fateful Journey the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan, 1863-1864 (made available by the University of Amdsterdam digital academic repository)

Tim Mckulka (ed) (2013) A Shared Struggle The people and cultures of South Sudan