Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Household Objects

wooden mortar

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Wooden mortar

Thouse

Bodo

Wood

Good

Thouse is a grinding tool used by the Bodo people. To prepare this object, a circular core is carved out from a tree trunk and by trimming its outer belly. A handle is attached for easy grip while pounding. This is particularly used for pounding beetle nut with leafs by the elderly persons. A cylindrical tool made of wood is used for pounding or ramming the substance to be grounded.