An illustration of a Tiriki elderly circumciser. His Headdress and cloak are symbols of his office. His emblems are the fly whisk and cowrie shell decorated hat.


  • Title: Tiriki Circumciser
  • Creator: Joy Adamson
  • Location Created: Munzatsi, Kenya
  • Provenance: Preserved at the National Museums of Kenya Archives
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Depicted Person: Akulinda Senegi
  • Depicted Topic: Initiation, Attire
  • Subtitle: Snapshots of Kenyan Communities
  • Community: Tiriki
  • Collection: Joy Adamson's Collection

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