University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Michael Hitchcock

Basket Makers of the Highlands

The Dou Wawo of Bima, Sumbawa

By: Michael Hitchcock

The varied terrain of the Island of Sumbawa is best appreciated from the air. During the wet monsoon one only catches a glimpse of it when the plane descends from the thick cloud cover to land near one of the three major towns, engendering an impression of lush rice fields sepa­rated by miles of emptiness—a […]