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Lighting a fire

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posted on 2022-10-18, 15:07 authored by Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Joseph Kimutai Cheptorus
A fire is lit by using a length of hardwood as a drill in order to create friction and heat.

History

Session

EMKP2019SG03-0011 EMKP2019SG03-0079 EMKP2019SG03-0080 EMKP2019SG03-0081 EMKP2019SG03-0082 EMKP2019SG03-0087

Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Participants

Jacob Changeony komen

Country

Kenya

Place

Embobut forest

Item/object

Wooden fire drill

Techniques of production

drilled

Materials

Wood-forest dombeya

Materials alt

Borowo (Sengwer/Marakwet)

Cultural context/event

Production of beehive

Social group setting

Peers

Location

Kapsaniak, Koropkwen glade

Date of creation

2019-09-17

Unique ID

2019SG03-0083

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