A monumental cemetery built by eastern Africa’s first herders near Lake Turkana, Kenya

Volume: 115, Issue: 36, Pages: 8942 - 8947
Published: Aug 20, 2018
Abstract
Monumental architecture is a prime indicator of social complexity, because it requires many people to build a conspicuous structure commemorating shared beliefs. Examining monumentality in different environmental and economic settings can reveal diverse reasons for people to form larger social units and express unity through architectural display. In multiple areas of Africa, monumentality developed as mobile herders created large cemeteries and...
Paper Details
Title
A monumental cemetery built by eastern Africa’s first herders near Lake Turkana, Kenya
Published Date
Aug 20, 2018
Volume
115
Issue
36
Pages
8942 - 8947
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