Karamojong Carving


Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives
Nairobi, Kenya

Charming stone and wood carving s 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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