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Jhato where grains are made into pieces

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Resource #: 69047 (URL for reference)

  • Jhato (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Place Narrative, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Samtse


by Monika Subba

Jhato where grains are made into pieces. Most of the farmers own this so that they can grind grains. It is made out of two stone with a wodden handle on top to grind. Beside the Jhato is a mat woven from dried hay. They use as a carpet for sleeping and while eating food.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Monika Subba

Photograph Date: 17/Mar/2014

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