Pottery was practised extensively at Great Zimbabwe. Image credit ghananation.com

Pottery was practised extensively at Great Zimbabwe. Image credit ghananation.com

ZIMSEC History O Level Notes: Great Zimbabwe: Social groups and Crafts practised at Great Zimbabwe

Social Groups found within the Great Zimbabwe State

  • fisherman
  • slaves
  • spirit mediums
  • The ruling class
  • miners
  • gatherers
  • sculptors (responsible for building the wall and other work)

Crafts practised by the people of the Great Zimbabwe state.

  • masons
  • sculptors
  • coppersmiths who produced copper ornaments and jewellary for the royal family
  • blacksmiths who produced iron tools.
  • Cotton weavers who wove cloth.
  • Goldsmiths.
  • Potters.

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