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Description

Large, heavy container of dark wood. Circular shape with three hoops of wood rounded on the outside: two lower on the bottom and one on the upper part under the lid area. Lid is leather with two loops at the side pierced and connected to a hoop with a strip of leather. Leather carrying strap is also connected to a wood hoop. Some red-brown hair is still on the hide.

History Of Use

Turkana fat container used by women for storing animal fat for domestic and cosmetic use. Made by women.

Cultural Context

storage; transportation

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