Granary, Nigeria

Materials: These granaries are clay thin-walled domes, (sometimes mud-plaster over woven sapling basket), on stone bases, stone and log base supports and thatch roof-lid; from ancient times, still in use. Constructed similar to large hand-coiled pottery.

Data for CG model:
1. Parkinson, Audrey Stuart, 2010. EARTH, MUD, AND CLAY, West African Vernacular Architecture, Preservatuib Works, Mineral Point, Wisconsin.
2. https://www.google.com/search?biw=1276&bih=1484&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=Uye5Wu-YOIeSjwOQ4J3ABA&q=West+Africa+mud+granary&oq=West+Africa+mud+granary&gs_l=psy-ab.12...960976.970453.1.972408.

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