An illustration of a high ranking warrior indicated by the red feathers and the arrangement of his Headdress. Tattoo on his right side means that he has killed a man in battle.


  • Title: High-ranking warrior
  • Creator: Joy Adamson
  • Location Created: Moreta, Kenya
  • Provenance: Preserved at the National Museums of Kenya Archives
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Depicted Person: Leongale Lobusemoi
  • Depicted Topic: Headgear
  • Subtitle: Snapshots of Kenyan Communities
  • Community: Kadam
  • Collection: Joy Adamson's Collection

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