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Millet Harvesting Tool

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Native Name:
Biba
Object Number:
A445
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ainu
Provenience:
Japan
Muroran
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Shell
Cotton
Description:
Pipa (ピパ). Shell scraper used to harvest millet. Made out of mussel shell (Margaritifera laevis ).
Length:
20cm
Width:
10cm
Depth:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller

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. 58
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