Ukhal | Mortar & Pestle

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Category: Vastu
Location: Khateera ki dhani, Nagaur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Merwara
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The mortar in this example is monolithic and can be moved around within the house. Such ukhal were used by women by sitting on a pidha.

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