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Women of Morusipo crafting milk container at home

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posted on 2023-11-30, 18:55 authored by Samuel DerbyshireSamuel Derbyshire
Nasekon fills holes in a newly made elepit using a mixture of ash and goat blood.

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Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C002

Rights owner

Samuel Frederick Derbyshire

Cultural group

Turkana

Participants

Nasekon Ekaale Louren, Margaret Nakiru Lopwenya

Country

Kenya

Place

Morusipo, Turkana

Item/object

milk container (apangach and elepit)

Techniques of production

Scraped, Applied-applied

Materials

Wood-commiphora (Commiphora schimperi), Ekuron, Ngakot, Ash, Blood

Materials alt

ekwangorom

Cultural context/event

General production

Social group setting

Craftspeople working together

Location

Home

Temporality

This is a single stage in a process of production that usually takes several weeks, or even months to complete.

Date of creation

2020-02-23

Unique ID

2019LG02-C002-0182

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