Model Pot Lid

About this object

History of use

It is used for boiling or preparing rice. Rice beer is also prepared in this type of pot (called chukka; the large size is called charco).

Narrative

Received by Joy Inglis in Bihar.

Physical description

A small round lid that tapers towards the bottom. Has possibly been dipped in red clay slip. Rests on the inside rim of a pot (B608 a).