Africa's Great Civilizations

The City of M'banza-Kongo | Africa's Great Civilizations

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 42s Video has closed captioning.

The Kingdom of Kongo was one of the largest and most powerful in the southern half Africa. At the heart of the capital in M'banza-Kongo stand the ruins of a building constructed in the middle of the 16th century. It's one of the most important architectural remains in the history of Sub-Saharan African Christianity. Learn more in Africa's Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS.

Aired: 02/27/17

Rating: NR

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