- Museum number
Beehive; made of pottery; lightly fired; two pots (semicircular, tapering at neck then flaring out at lip) with openings turned towards each other and joined together with cement; hole pierced in side of bottom pot that bees use for entry and exit.
- Production date
Diameter: 29 centimetres
Height: 42 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This beehive is used to make "miel de monte" - natural, mountain honey made by wild, stingless native bees.
- Not on display
- Cement is crumbling between pots.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number