Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • tray, 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • metal, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 56 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 22 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3239

The large round silvertone metal tray has a shallow rolled rim that is decorated with incised stars and moons.

The silver trays would have been used for serving guests rather than regular household use.