Bamboo salt container

  • 族群:Amis
  • 類別:飲食
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  • 館藏編號:M048900
  • 館藏位置:2F Livelihoods Utensils and Dwellings4


Mountain-dwelling indigenous peoples had difficulty obtaining salt. If a man had to go out to work for several days, he would place some salt in a container to take with him. Salt containers were usually made from bamboo , came in large and small sizes depends on the length of each bamboo joints. A rope was threaded through holes, made at the top of the container and connected at the bottom for preventing salt from spilling out and for ease of carrying.