University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A449A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Biratori
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Length: 17.2 cm
Width: 24.4 cm
Depth: 3.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Ita (イタ). This wooden plate would have held food as an offering to the gods. Plates with engravings are thought to be older than those without any decoration.


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.. Sapporo. Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. pg. 134 p. : chiefly col. ill., maps ; 30 cm Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 26 pg. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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