Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Marmada, Karauli, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Lime, Stone, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Mud relief work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

When any compartment of the granary is completely filled with grains, the opening is sealed off with mud. If small quantities of grains are required, they are removed using the circular openings at the bottom of the kothi.

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