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Mausoleum, Mnarani

Mausoleum, Mnarani

Mnarani, near Kilifi, Kenya

An unusual example of Swahili funerary architecture with incised verses from the Koran and what looks like an engraved 'chain' pattern suggestive of slavery, especially given the area, but it could more likely be a version of an 'everlasting' symbol used by ancient Greeks and Celts, among others.

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