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Simon Katisya is an archaeologist associated with the National Museums of Kenya. He was trained by Richard Leakey. He is an expert in lithic technology.


These images, brought to you by Jennifer Chiappardi (a photographer affiliated with the Penn Museum), offer a glimpse into Kenya today from a photographer's perspective.


Jennifer traveled to Kenya in March 2009 while Penn Museum African Section Associate Curator Kathleen Ryan and Penn undergraduates continued research on the Penn Museum research project: The Arrival and Expansion of Pastoralist Economies on the Laikipia Plateau


The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is dedicated to the study and understanding of human history and diversity. Founded in 1887, the Penn Museum has sent more than 400 archaeological and anthropological expeditions to all the inhabited continents of the world. We are located at 3260 South Street (across from Franklin Field), Philadelphia, PA 19104. For general information call (215) 898-4000.


These images are protected by United States copyright. Please contact Jennifer Chiappardi for permission to re-distribute these images.

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Taken on March 8, 2009