kayas (sites)

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Scope note
Fortified sanctuaries used as a refuge in times of war, situated on hilltops in eastern Kenya among the Mijikenda and related peoples. Many kayas are regarded as sacred sites. a primary division of a building’s elevation
Accepted term: 13-May-2024