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Making bung

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posted on 2022-06-15, 14:22 authored by Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Joseph Kimutai Cheptorus
A bung is made from organic materials that will be used to plug the access point into the beehive. This is then removable for when individuals want to harvest the honey.

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Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

Arcadia Fund

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Session

EMKP2019SG03-0019 EMKP2019SG03-0106 EMKP2019SG03-0107 EMKP2019SG03-0108 EMKP2019SG03-0109 EMKP2019SG03-0114

Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Participants

Richard Murkomen Komen

Country

Kenya

Place

Embobut forest

Item/object

Bung

Techniques of production

Twisted

Materials

vine (Mikaniopsis bambuseti)

Materials alt

Cheptekaa (Sengwer/Marakwet)

Cultural context/event

Production of beehive

Social group setting

Peers

Location

Kapsaniak, Koropkwen glade

Date of creation

2019-09-21

Unique ID

2019SG03-0110

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