The walled settlements in Konso located in the highland is meant for  defense mechanisms. The cultural space inside the walled town, is known as Moras. They also have 12 stone walled settlements, some walled towns have as many as 17 moras.  They contain thatch-roofed public structures and domestic buildings. The Konso society also known with its waka, used as  memorial statues for their deceased family members, are also kept in the compound of the settlements. It is anthropomorphic hardwood. There is also a particular age-set celebration by erecting a marking stone called Daga-hela or if it is a long stick made from Juniper called Olahita. This ceremony shows Konso is one of the megalithic cultures still existing ( and