The mortar is usually made of hardwood. The pestle is a heavy club-shaped onject. The end of which is used for crushing and grinding. The substance to be ground is place in the mortar and is grounded, crushed and mix together with the pestle. This object is used even today.


  • Lesong and Lendo (Maguindanao)
  • Lassong and Al’lo (Obo Manobo)
  • Les’song and Endo (Erumanen Menuvu)

PROVENANCE: Gift of Roy Pelonio, Barangay Manodo, Magpet, Cotabato Province