Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhad Ghed, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Lime
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam, Mud relief work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The size and shape of mud granaries vary remarkably across Gujarat. The kothi featured in this image is more than seven feet tall. It can store enough grain to supply the family for two years.

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