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Trap for catching fish called ‘Uke’

UnknownSyouwa period,20th century

Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum

Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum

Rocks are piled up in branches of rivers to concentrate the waters` flow, then uke traps are placed there to catch fish and shellfish like crab, koi carp, and crucian carp.
Selected as a National Significant Tangible Folk Culture Asset.
Found in Usa City,Ooita Prefecture.

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  • Title: Trap for catching fish called ‘Uke’
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Syouwa period,20th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w23.5 x h251.8 cm
  • Type: bamboo
  • External Link: http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/setorekishi/

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