Penujak Pottery Village  
 Known as:   Penujak Sasak Pottery Village Adong    
 Description:   Penujak village is not more famous from other village such as Sembalun village or other pottery centre such as Banyumulek. But this village is the oldest pottery centre in Lombok island. And from this village, the Lombok pottery handicrafts spread to other regions in Lombok. For Penujak lombok people, pottery has cultural relation and a noble philosophy value.
According to a senior pottery craftsman, the Lombok handicraft begun from a simple kettle which used for Adat Urip ceremony (a life ceremony), and Adat Pati ceremony (a death ceremony). After a birth of a baby, the kettle is used to keep the placenta. In daily life, kettle is used to cook and to other needs. When death coming, kettle is used to clean up the dead body. This value that should be minded by people so they won’t be arrogant, because mankind are made from one lump of ground only, and will be back to the ground and completely depend to a simple kettle made from ground.
 Province   West Nusa Tenggara  Direction:      
 District   Lombok    
 City   na  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Local life      Related links:      
 Best exposure   na          
 Opening time   na          
 Entry fee   na     GPS :   -8.74752, 116.24559  
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