City of Ile Ife | Africa's Great Civilizations
Clip: Season 1 | 2m 13s
The origin story of Ile Ife lies at the heart of the Yoruba culture. After death, the Onis were worshipped as Gods, and the artworks called Ife Heads were likely used as icons of power. Learn more in Africa's Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering at 9/8c February 27 on PBS.
Aired: 02/27/17Video has closed captioning.