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Ibriq (water jug)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • Ibriq (water jug), 1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • tin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 31 x 20 x 11 cm width is handle to tip of spout; depth is diameter of base
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 3/16 x 7 7/8 x 4 5/16 in width is handle to tip of spout; depth is diameter of base
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1244
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Description

The tall narrow metal jug has a long narrow spout, a neck with attached lid, and a handle. The metal semicircle spanning the handle has a manufacture date of 11/11/84.

It was used to wash before prayer and before and after meals.