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Splitting beehive

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posted on 15.06.2022, 14:23 authored by Sam Lunn-RockliffeSam Lunn-Rockliffe, Richard Murkomen Komen
The beehive is split in half lengthways by hammering steaks into the wood.

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

Arcadia Fund

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History

Session

EMKP2019SG03-0004 EMKP2019SG03-0039 EMKP2019SG03-0040 EMKP2019SG03-0041 EMKP2019SG03-0042 EMKP2019SG03-0043 EMKP2019SG03-0044

Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Country

Kenya

Place

Embobut forest

Item/object

Beehive

Techniques of production

Cut-chip-cut

Materials

Wood-Parasol tree (Polyscias fulva)

Materials alt

Oorn (Sengwer/Marakwet)

Cultural context/event

Production of beehive

Social group setting

Peers

Location

Kacheseker clan forest

Date of creation

16/09/2019

Unique ID

2019SG03-0039