University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Jennifer Chiappardi

The Children of Maasailand

A Photographer’s Perspective

By: Jennifer Chiappardi

On a recent trip to Kenya, Dr. Kathleen Ryan of the Penn Museum, along with Paul Mitchell, Louise Hansen, and Erika Hoff, excavated pastoral Neolithic sites in the Laikipia Plateau to identify when the enzyme for milk digestion may have developed in the span of human evolution. The expedition included frequent interactions with the Maasai, […]