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Category: Vastu
Location: Panchnota, Mahendragarh, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Earth (Mud), Papier mache
Earth craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This dhakola was placed near the chulha (hearth) in the courtyard of the house, to hold flour while preparing roti. A dhakola is used to collect flour while grinding grains in the chakki (hand mill grinder). The flour is then transferred to kuthla (granary).

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