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STORAGE CLABASH (bontoc)


Back to items maporigin : Ifugao Province, Philippines
matière : calebasse, rattant
dimensions (cm) : L=58, W=15.5
date : XXth century
collection IRRI, Agropolis-Museum, Inv. n° 95.40.37.1 et 2

Used to store rice seed. The top of the calabash was adorned with a small sculpture of Bulul, the Ifugao god of the granaries, who protects the seed up to the following sowing.

Details of lid :
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Others items of rice :
Granary keeper Granary keeper
Winnow basket Winnow basket
Rake Rake
Rice measuring shovel Rice measuring shovel


Storage calabash
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