University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A452G
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Biratori
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Nima (ニマ). The Ainu used these wooden bowls until they cracked or became broken. They were then used as bowls for offerings to the gods and would have been placed on an altar.


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