Thimlich Ohinga

Thimlich Ohinga
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The Thimlich Ohinga archaeological site comprises 4 larger fortified settlements that are the best-preserved examples of pure dry stone building in the Lake Victoria Basin.

The dry stone wall enclosures incorporated homesteads, livestock and craft industries. They were founded by the early pastoral communities of the Lake Victoria Basin from the 16th century CE.

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Site Info

Full Name
Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site
Unesco ID
1450
Country
Kenya
Inscribed
2018
Type
Cultural
Criteria
3 4 5
Categories
Archaeological site - Civilizations of Sub-Saharan Africa
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Site History

2018 Inscribed

2015 Referred

2014 Incomplete - not examined

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Thimlich Ohinga

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