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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Peanut planter

Contemporary Era, Africa
This simple axe-like planter, called a ‘konko’ in Senegal, is used in extensive agriculture to loosen heavy soil and plant peanut seeds.


  • Type: Tool
  • Place of origin: Senegal
  • Materials and techniques: Metal Wood
  • Date: 20th century
  • Dimensions: 50.5 x 4.5 x 18.5 cm
  • Weight: 440 g
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