Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mooswat (stirring stick)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • mooswat (stirring stick), 1975–1984
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • bamboo, wood, metal
  • Object Length/Width: 61 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 x 2 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0326

This is a bamboo shaft with a small crescent shape of wood inserted over the end of the bamboo and nailed into place. The middle portion of the shaft is blackened from use.