Item 1730 - Ubuntu Award 2006 from the National Heritage Council of South Africa

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ZA COM MR-T-1730

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Ubuntu Award 2006 from the National Heritage Council of South Africa

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  • 2006 (Creation)

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sculpture

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 8/12/11

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Award honouring Mr Mandela for epitomising the values of Ubuntu, South Africa

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Heavy white sculpture of a world hugged by two arms. At the center of the hug is Africa, painted gray. The world rests on a cylindrical base attached to a larger flattened cube base. A silver plaque on the cube base reads:
Ubuntu Award 2006
In Honour of Dr Nelson Roluhlahla Mandela
Presented by the National Heritage Council of South africa
For epitomising the Values of Ubuntu
One corner of the 'foot' is cracked during storage

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0151

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