Baari | Alcove

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Category: Manjush
Location: Haryal, Pathankot, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Earth, Stone
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry
Stone craft technique: Masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Alcoves are also called baari at some places in Punjab. The featured baari was larger as compared to the commonly recorded alcoves. It was built in the wall of the kitchen of a house and was used to store containers filled with ghee and oil.

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