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Nakiru and Akure making an atubwa bowl, an ebur oil/fat container and an akaloboch wooden spoon

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posted on 2023-11-30, 18:56 authored by Samuel DerbyshireSamuel Derbyshire
Nakiru burns decorative patterns onto the large ebur she has spent the last month making.

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C012

Rights owner

Samuel Frederick Derbyshire

Cultural group

Turkana

Participants

Margaret Nakiru Lopwenya

Country

Kenya

Place

Moru Sipo, Turkana

Item/object

Ebur oil/fat container

Techniques of production

Burned

Materials alt

Ekuruchanait

Social group setting

Craftsperson at work alone

Location

Home

Temporality

Work continues throughout the late morning and early afternoon.

Date of creation

2021-08-02

Unique ID

2019LG02-C012-0827

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