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Splitting beehive

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posted on 2022-10-18, 16:33 authored by Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Joseph Kimutai Cheptorus
The beehive is split in half lengthways by hammering steaks into the wood.

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Session

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Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Participants

Richard Murkomen Komen

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

2019-09-16

Unique ID

2019SG03-0040

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