Archaeological Excavation of the Earliest Known Mosque in Comoros, and East Africa


  • Ibrahim Moustakim
  • Felix Chami


Majority of Comoros people conceive and considerer themselves as descendants of Persians (Shirzi), Some think they are offspring of Arabic migrants and marine merchants from the Middle -East countries who came to settle around the coast of East Africa from the early Islamic era. It has now been established that The people of Comoros have a history going back to Stone Age, and that one of their ancestors travelled to Mecca to meet Prophet Mohamed and he then brought Islam to the islands.  


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