Durbi Takusheyi: a high-status burial site in the western Central bilād al-sūdān

  title={Durbi Takusheyi: a high-status burial site in the western Central bilād al-sūdān},
  author={D. Gronenborn and Paul Adderley and James Ameje and A. Banerjee and Thomas R. Fenn and Gerhard Liesegang and C. Haase and Yusuf Usman and Stephan Patscher},
  journal={Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa},
  pages={256 - 271}
  • D. Gronenborn, Paul Adderley, +6 authors Stephan Patscher
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa
  • Durbi Takusheyi is a burial site composed of at least eight mounds located between the modern towns of Katsina and Daura in northern Nigeria. Parts of the mounds were first excavated in 1907 by Herbert Richmond Palmer in cooperation with the Emir of Katsina and later again in 1992 in the course of a German research project under the lead of Dierk Lange, Bayreuth. After the 1992 excavation, the retained blocks were stored in the Jos Museum, Nigeria, for further analyses. In 2007 the Römisch… CONTINUE READING
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