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Epodo Lobuin removing bark, carving and bending wood to make a spear

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posted on 2023-11-30, 18:54 authored by Samuel DerbyshireSamuel Derbyshire
Peter Epodo Lobuin removing bark from Acacia root wood, then carving and bending it intermittently to craft the shaft of a spear (akwara).

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C001

Rights owner

Samuel Frederick Derbyshire

Cultural group

Turkana

Participants

Peter Epodo Lobuin

Country

Kenya

Place

Nakurio, Turkana

Item/object

Spear (akwara)

Techniques of production

Bent, Stripped, Carved

Materials

Root-acacia root, Bark-acacia bark

Materials alt

Ewoi

Cultural context/event

General production

Social group setting

Craftsperson at work alone

Location

Home

Date of creation

2020-02-10

Unique ID

2019LG02-C001-0023

Usage metrics

    Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

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