oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Building methods and plant species used in Tembe-Thonga hut construction

Volume 27, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



This paper descriptionbes the construction of the traditional Tembe-Thonga hut. Plant species used in building the typical and decorated hut types on the Maputaland coastal plain, Natal, South Africa are listed with their Zulu and Thonga names.

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