Opinions & Features November 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Five places in Africa holding the world’s greatest archaeological sites

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor November 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

November 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm | Opinions & Features

Thimlich Ohinga, Kenya

The almost 600-year old historical site, which is almost like the ruins of Great Zimbabwe in southern Africa, has its walls built of loose stones and blocks without any dressing or mortar.

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Even without any mortar, the structure is still in place, despite some parts being destroyed by weather or other human activities. The ancient stone-walled fortress located in the town of Migori, Kenya, was recently awarded world heritage status by UNESCO. The fortress was used by ancient people in the area to protect themselves against attack and their livestock.

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