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Rice Mortar



From: Borneo

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P405
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Borneo
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Model of a large wooden mortar in which rice is hulled. The round hole in the center of the flat top is filled with grains of rice, which is then pounded by girls wielding long wooden pestles.

Height 22.2 cm
Length 116.8 cm
Width 30.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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