Ancient pot

  • 族群:Paiwan
  • 類別:Ritual of faith
  • 尺寸: 長37×寬34×高34cm
  • 館藏編號:M060600
  • 館藏位置:2F Livelihoods Utensils and Dwellings1


This pot has motif patterns consist dots, waves, round foot and protruding bumps. The round foot symbolizes “eyes”, called matsa in the Paiwan language. The waves may be a highly modified snake pattern. The protruding bumps are referred to as tutu in the Paiwan language and symbolize human were nurtured by breast-feeding. From these bumps it is clear that this is a female pot.