10-1 Senri Expo Park, Suita, Osaka 565-8511, Japan
- Museum Top/
- Regional Exhibitions Cross-cultural Exhibitions/
- Central and North Asia/
- Mongolian tent
- TK 0673
Mongolian tents are called ger. The ger is also called pao, a Chinese word of Manchurian origin meaning ‘a residence.’ The gridded walls of the ger are generally made of larch wood. Earlier tents employed a type of willow called borgas, and were even lighter and easier to carry.