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Ntusi

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Ntusi is a Late Iron Age archaeological site located in southwestern Uganda that dates from the tenth century to the fifteenth century AD. Ntusi is dominated by two large mounds and manmade scraped valley basins called, bwogero. Ancient by the time Hima herdsman grazed their cattle on the Bwera, the herdsman named the site "Ntusi" meaning, "the mounds", after the prominent earthworks. The archaeological record at Ntusi is unmistakable in the signs of intense occupation and activity and it represents the beginning of political complexity in this region of Africa. Bigo, another site with prominent earthworks, lies 13 km to the north of Ntusi.
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