Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ibriq (water jug)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • ibriq (water jug), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 29 x 19 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1975
Label Text

The tall cylindrical jug of yellow plastic has a narrow spout, attached near the shoulder, a narrow neck, and a small opening at the top. The loop handle spans neck to shoulder.

This held water to wash before prayer and meals, replacing ceramic water jars.