You read that right. 4000 years old. 2000 BC . Around the time the Pyramids were being built in Egypt, and before the kingdom of Kush arose. Tools excavated in Ile Ife have been scientifically dated to be at least 4000 years old. Ooni goes further to say the Yoruba were the first race to weave cloth in the world –

 


NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Yoruba is first race to develop concept of cloth weaving in the world —Ooni
NIGERIAN  TRIBUNE
Oba Ogunwusi further stated that “through archaeological exploration, we recently exhumed a local weaving tools and machines used by our forefathers in Ile-Ife for weaving cloths, most especially Aso Oke. The tools are over 4,000 years old. We were and more »

 

 

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