The bamboo tub is about two feet long. It is cut by the men and used by the women for washing themselves during periods after delivering a baby to avoid contaminating utensils used by others.


  • Title: Water tub
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Water tube
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Baobab, wood
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Saok
  • Community: Dorobo
  • Collection Date: 1969-09
  • Collected By: Rod Blackburn

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