Foreign News: Treaty Skull

Within the same period [six months from the coming into force of the Treaty] Germany will hand over to his Britannic Majesty's Government the skull oj the Sultan Mkwawa, which was removed from the Protectorate of German East Africa and taken to Germany

—Article 246, Treaty of Versailles

Inside this famed skull had been the shrewd brain of the black Sultan Mkwawa of Tanganyika. Some say he died by his own hand, others that he was beheaded when his rebellion in the 90's against the Imperial Germanization of East Africa failed and he was about...

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