mud-architecture

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The entrance to a “chiefs” compound (chief was used by the British to describe men of ‘high’ status in many African socieites, although they weren’t necessarily chiefs), the mounds in front are shrines for guardian deities/ancestors, with detail on portico. Photo taken by missionary G. T. Basden, early 20th century.

i started doodlin this awhile ago and i lost motivation to finish it so. a burusian chillin in some mud!! they’ve retained wallowing behavior and even tho most are fine with lounging in ponds or paddy fields, temples usually have public baths and mud vats as well !