In this paper, we study from an ethno-archaeological perspective of Bimin-Kudu settlement pattern. The study is concerned with the explanation of socio-political andeconomic structures among the other relevant structures that made Birni n-Kudu settlement pattern using the present structures to explain the past. Birnin-Kudu is anancient settlement with both old and new settlements that has anethnographic parallelwhich indicates a linkage between the past and the present such as Palace, Mosque, Prison Yard, Market Square and Defensive wall among many structures. This paper is aresult of an ethno-archaeological investigation of Birnin-Kudu settlement from the 2019 field work research carried out by research team from Department of Archaeology, ABU, Zaria. This paper therefore, highlights and interprets the structures related to socio- political an d economic activities among the people of Birnin-Kudu.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||RIMA International Journal of Historical Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2019|
- Settlement Pattern