Palaeoanthropology of the Central Rift Valley

A collaborative project with National Museums of Kenya.Kilombe mountain from the main site

This project in collaboration with National Museums of Kenya, was funded by the British Academy from 2013-2016 and arose from the British Academy centenary project, 'Lucy to Language'.

The project continues as a partnership with the National Museums of Kenya, involving new fieldwork on Kilombe mountain and redevelopment of the Kariandusi Museum.

As part of the project we have produced a guide to Kariandusi Museum:

An account of recent archaeological work on and around Kilombe Volcano is given in Gowlett et al. (2015)