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Supporting Scientific Research & Exploration in the Lake Turkana Basin of Northern Kenya
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Recent posts

The Field School’s Final Weeks: Archaeology, Goat Butchery and Graduation!

April 25th, 2018|

The students were very busy in our last two weeks in Kenya. The Archaeology module took us to many sites around Turkana where there have [...]

Practising Archaeology

March 31st, 2018|

Photo: Esther Kadaga Our journey through the Archaeology module is coming to an end. We had a few site visits this week and [...]

Stone tools and the Nariokotome camping trip

March 25th, 2018|

Stone tools which were a vital technological invention of early humans, enabling them to do things like butchering. Oldowan and Acheulean stone tool technologies were [...]

Saying Goodbye to Ileret, and Hello to Turkwel!

March 20th, 2018|

On Friday the field school said goodbye to our camp at Ileret where we've lived for the past 7 weeks and got on the TBI plane to fly over the "Jade Sea" (Lake Turkana) to our new home, the Turkwel campus.

Our Complex Human Origins Story

March 16th, 2018|

We are into the last week of the Human Origins module.  As the students have come to find out, the phylogenetic tree of human ancestry is more bushy than expected.

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