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Dunuchi Dance

The dhunachi has a flared shape and is held by a stem with a large cavity at the top, and is traditionally made of earthenware. When made of brass or silver, it needs a longer handle because of the heat. It is lit by placing burning coal at the bottom, which ignites a layer of slow-burning coconut husk, on which incense (usually resin like Bangladesh Frankincense or "Dhuno is sprinkled.

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Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Sylhet, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Poyel Ahmed