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Tying beehive together

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posted on 2022-10-18, 15:18 authored by Sam Lunn-Rockliffe, Richard Murkomen Komen
The beehive is temporality tied together so that it does not split whilst it drys.

History

Session

EMKP2019SG03-0010 EMKP2019SG03-0074 EMKP2019SG03-0075 EMKP2019SG03-0076 EMKP2019SG03-0077 EMKP2019SG03-0079

Rights owner

Campbell Martin

Cultural group

Sengwer; Marakwet

Participants

Richard Murkomen Komen, Jacob Changeony komen

Country

Kenya

Place

Embobut forest

Item/object

Beehive

Techniques of production

Woven-twined

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

2019-09-17

Unique ID

2019SG03-0075

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