University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Mac Marston

The Grass is Always Greener in the Boma

Science & Archaeology

By: Mac Marston

The two main components of archaeological fieldwork are locating sites and then excavating them. Site survey is necessary to locate culturally important areas for excavation unless they remain obvious and well known to locals. At the opposite end of the spectrum are sites like bomas, the traditional settlements of the Maasai people of Kenya. These […]