Ancient pot

  • 族群:Paiwan
  • 類別:Ritual of faith
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  • 館藏編號:M060600
  • 館藏位置:2F Livelihoods Utensils and Dwellings1

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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.