Karamojong Carving


Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives
Nairobi, Kenya

Charming stone and wood carvings of cattle and warriors were made by Karamonjong carvers until Idi Amin's rule of tyranny. Most of the carvers were killed or disappeared. A European from Uganda, John Wilson, has opened a museum of Karamonjong material culture in Kitale, across the border in Kenya


  • Title: Karamojong Carving
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Lifespan: 1800
  • Date: 1800/1960
  • Location: Uganda/Kenya
  • Type: Stone Carving
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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