Poen de Wijs
Medicijnman bij Gedi (Witch Doctor), 1996
watercolour and oil on panel
45 x 60 cm.
signed Poen de Wijs
The buildings are of coral, earth and plaster, some with designs inscribed. They include a mosque, palace, houses and tombs as well as a fort. The style is classified as Swahili architecture.
The modern village is home to a museum and a butterfly house.
Gede is part of the Malindi District and it has an urban population of 600.