When we think of the Nile Valley we think of the timelessness of civilization and Egypts architectural stone monuments on the West Bank of the Nile River.
These monuments represent the cities of the dead; but little do we know about the metropolis areas of the living along the East Bank of the Nile.
It is environment, people and their culture that influence traditional African art.
In Africa physical geography plays a huge role in the development of human culture and its people.
Those two geographic areas are subdivided once more.