Kotha | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Chainpura, Baran, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Hadoti
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Lime, Metal (Iron), Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Kotha are used to store grains by filling its volume with grains or by keeping bags filled with grains in it. The grains are usually mixed with natural pesticides like dried neem leaves or ash from a chulha (hearth).

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