A discovery of the market of Begho, a West African trading town, in the 16th century, through the eyes of a little girl named Kassi. Begho is an ancient trading center at the crossroads of several trade routes, occupied between the 11th and 18th centuries. Begho is mentioned and documented in several written sources on West Africa, pre-colonial Ghana and in oral tradition.
Victoria ARYEE is an archaeologist and assistant lecturer in archaeology and heritage studies. She defines herself as a performing artist and has an interest in art and cultural heritage. She was born and educated in Ghana. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies at the University of Ghana. She is passionate about encouraging the application of heritage, archaeological studies and tourism as tools for socio-economic development.
Daniel KUMAH is a doctoral student at the University of Toulouse II Jean Jaurès in France and a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon. Since 2017, the Begho site in Ghana has been the focus of his research. Daniel’s research interests include Iron Age societies, urbanization, trans-Saharan archaeology, museum and heritage studies.