Traps and snares used in Turkmen huntingJournal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2023, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2023-04-25
Authors : Hommyyev T.B.;
Page : 2-2
Keywords : Turkmens; hunting; traps; trap preparation; types of traps;
Among the Turkmen villagers, there have been stories about the making of ancient models of traps and snares used in hunting. The origins of various traps used in hunting go back thousands of years. The Turkmens hunting tools were made of wood, bone, yarn, pieces of cloth and similar simple things. The presence of unique types of traps means the perfection of folk practices. One of the Turkmens hunting tools are snares and various kinds of traps, which are rarely made today. Catching birds with the help of “surge”, “chara” and “hepbik” are stored in people's memory. The tradition of hunting with traps has also become a thing of past. Simple hunting tools and cages indicate that the ancient Turkmens had accumulated a wealth of experience and had a whole arsenal of various tools used in hunting.
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