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nok

abbreviation for next of kin.

NOK

Next-of-kin, see there.
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Bernard Fagg is widely celebrated as the "discoverer" of Nigeria's Nok Culture, one of Africa's first complex societies (evidence is mounting in this direction) and perhaps the earliest culture in sub-Saharan Africa to make and use iron tools.
It was the report of terracotta being used as a scarecrow in a tin mining area south of the Jos Plateau that led to the recognition, by Fagg, of the artistic tradition that is now known as the Nok Culture.
Outside Egypt and the art mobilier of the Sahara (Willett & Roubet 1998), most of the evidence for early sculptural traditions originates from West Africa, and best known, but far from being culturally well contextualised, is the so-called Nok Culture in Central Nigeria (Fagg 1990; Jemkur 1992).