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Drilling and stitching beehive

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posted on 2022-06-15, 14:22 authored by Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Joseph Kimutai Cheptorus
Holes are drilled into the two halves of the beehive. These are then stitched together with plant fibres.

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Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

Arcadia Fund

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History

Session

EMKP2019SG03-0013 EMKP2019SG03-0091 EMKP2019SG03-0092 EMKP2019SG03-0093 EMKP2019SG03-0094 EMKP2019SG03-0098

Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Participants

Richard Murkomen Komen, Jacob Changeony komen

Country

Kenya

Place

Embobut forest

Item/object

Beehive

Techniques of production

sewn

Materials

bark-forest dombeya

Materials alt

Borowo (Sengwer/Marakwet)

Cultural context/event

Production of beehive

Social group setting

Peers

Location

Kapsaniak, Koropkwen glade

Date of creation

2019-09-18

Unique ID

2019SG03-0094

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