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saaj (griddle)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • saaj (griddle), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • metal
  • Object Length/Width: 60 x 51 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 5/8 x 20 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0198

This large flat rectangular griddle is used for cooking kisra, a crepe-like bread. There is a metal loop on one end.