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Nakiru and Akure making an atubwa bowl, an ebur oil/fat container and an akaloboch wooden spoon

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posted on 2023-11-30, 18:56 authored by Samuel DerbyshireSamuel Derbyshire
Having finished carving the atubwa bowl, Nakiru burns decorative patterns into it. The hole that has emerged will later be filled with a mixture of ash and blood.

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C012

Rights owner

Samuel Frederick Derbyshire

Cultural group

Turkana

Participants

Margaret Nakiru Lopwenya

Country

Kenya

Place

Moru Sipo, Turkana

Item/object

Atubwa bowl

Techniques of production

Burned

Materials alt

Ekuruchanait

Social group setting

Craftspeople working together

Location

Home

Temporality

Work continues throughout the late morning and early afternoon.

Date of creation

2021-08-04

Unique ID

2019LG02-C012-0783

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