Interview with Imam Ahmad al-Mahdi, grandson of the Mahdi

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Interview with Imam Ahmad al-Mahdi, grandson of the Mahdi

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During this interview Imam Ahmad al-Mahdi explains why the jibba and the flag are so important in Mahdist culture. You can see a version of the early Jibba he describes (Muraqqa'a) on the British museum website. While there are many jibbas in museum collections across the UK Muraqqa'a are rare. (NSty)

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Making African Connections

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14 March 2020

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Omdurman

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