University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBiba
Object Number: A445
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Muroran
Section:Asian
Materials:Shell
Cotton
Length: 20cm
Width: 10cm
Depth: 2.6cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Pipa (ピパ). Shell scraper used to harvest millet. Made out of mussel shell (Margaritifera laevis ).


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. 2008. アイヌの工芸 : ペンシルバニア大学考古学人類学博物館ヒラーコレクション = Ainu collections : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Hiller Collections. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 112 pg. 58View Objects cited in this Publication

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