The Kinnari Water Vessel. It is believed to have been used for ritual purposes. The Kinnari is a Southeast Asian divine mythological figure deriving from Buddhism that is half human, half bird. The Kinnari Vessel is one of the many artifacts the emphasizes the history of Buddhism and Hinduism in the Philippines.
N is for Nuno sa Punso - A "Nuno" or "Nuno sa Punso" is a dwarf-like creature. It is believed to live in an anthill or termite mound, hence its name, literally "Ancestor/Grandparent of the anthill". The Nuno is described to be a small old man with a long beard. The actual size of the Nuno is disputed. Some claim that it is invisible to the human eye, while others claim it is about the size of a small insect.
Philippine Mythology. Nuno sa punso - a dwarf-like being believed to live in anthills and termite mounds. Nuno sa punso are sometimes interchangeable with the duwende, but unlike the latter, these beings are described as having a short-tempered and grumpy demeanor (especially if its home is disturbed).