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

Mud granaries are often raised up on legs made of stone to prevent moisture from the ground entering into the walls of the granary. The base of the granary is made of wooden planks placed on the stone legs.

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