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Timbuktu Isn't Mali's Only City With Priceless Archives That Need Protection
Djenné, "with its monumental mosque and its unrivalled Sahel mud architecture, has traditionally been regarded as the 'twin sister' of Timbuktu, ... [but] it is nevertheless much older, and the archaeological site of Djenné Djenno - the original settlement, around a mile from the present city - dates back to 250BC, making it arguably the oldest known city of West Africa." The Art Newspaper 02/21/13
Posted February 22, 2013 12:48 AM

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