Archaeology

Primarily, these pages provide easy access to material that is not otherwise widely available, including unpublished notes, catalogs, photographs and drawings. Hereafter, active links are in RED. Link headings in black are being worked on, so you may want to return from time to time.

 

Turkana Basin

Sheep figurine from the Jarigole Pillar Site
Jarigole Pillar Site
Pillars at the Lothagam Pillar Site
Lothagam Pillar Site

Spouted Vessel from the Il Lokeridede Pillar Site
Il Lokeridede

Pillar at the Lokori Pillar Site
Lokori Pillar Site

Harpoon eroding from under sandstone slab, GaJi12
Koobi Fora Spit

 

 

RECENTLY ADDED MATERIAL

8-27-2009 The weir fragment from 45SN100
8-3-2009 Ceramics from GaJi12 at Koobi
    Fora Spit

Publications & Supplementary Information

Jarigole (GbJj1)
Jarigole Home
The Work of the Koobi Fora Field School at Jarigole
Early Trade Between the Coast and Interior of East Africa
Site Structure - 22 images of primary & secondary
   structures
Pillars - 28 images, including the pillar source
Excavations
Figurines - 24 images of 14 Figurines
Ceramics - a diversified section under development

Lothagam
Site Structure - Location, Rough Site Map - 2 images
Collared Platform - Collar, Surface, Pillars - 14 images
Curbed Platforms - Situation, Curbs - 8 images
Slab Platforms - 2 Platforms - 4 images
Cairns - Small Cairn - 1 image
Ceramics - 3 sherds & group - 6 images

Il Lokeridede (GaJi23)
Situation - Location, Site Map, Surroundings - 11 images
Pillars - Sandstone; in situ and reconstructed - 5 images
Excavation - Stratigraphy - 5 images
Imbricated - 20 images of 10 sherds
Grooved - 14 images of 12 sherds
Rippled - 13 images of 10 sherds
Bossed - 6 images of 3 sherds
Plain - 6 images of 4 sherds
Other - 14 images of 6 sherds

Lokori
Photographs provided by Larry Robbins

The Spit at Koobi Fora (GaJi12)
Situation - Location, Structure - 9 images
Geology - Geological Features at GaJi12 - 10 images
Archaeology - Beach Archaeology - 17 images
Ceramics - Mainly Iron Age - 19 images
Harpoons - Form over time - 19 images
Bone Tools - 10 images