This pottery incense burner was made by potter (shires) from clay obtained from the river banks. It was made under the shade, dried and fired. It was used for burning incense and also used for drying baby clothes.


  • Title: Incense Burner
  • Date Created: 1965
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Incense Burner
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Clay
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Ele
  • Community: Korokoro
  • Collection Date: 1969-07-02
  • Collected By: Peter Nzuki

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