Handled Lid with Decorative Pattern

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Lid with decorative pattern and handle, Philippines, Field Museum, Chicago

 

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  • rod pujante March 25, 2014 - 1:19 pm Reply

    It could be a lid for a funerary jar where the bones are interred for second burial.

  • Sue Quirante March 26, 2014 - 1:31 pm Reply

    This is conjecture. The handle looks a wooden bow that farmers fit on the back of carabaos when they use the araro such as this:

    http://www.dutchpickle.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/carabao-plow-rice-field-004.jpg

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