The Magars (ethnic group): photo 29
Photo 29 of 35 in Gallery: The Magars (ethnic group)
Image title: Magar utensils: Band-basket
This photograph depicts the following traditional Magar tools and utensils, classified as Miscellaneous (vividh/vividha):
9. Thunce (थुन्चे) referring in English to “bambo-band basket (without porse)”.
The Magar people represents one of the largest indigenous ethnic groups of Nepal whose written history dates to at least the 11th century. The Magars practice shamanism and animalism and practice a variety of Pujas (ritualistic worship). They speak the Magar language which is a branch of the Tibeto-Burman family.