From: Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A449B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori
Section Asian
Materials Wood

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.

Length 20.9 cm
Width 21.3 cm
Depth 1.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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