Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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koz (mug)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • koz (mug), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān (present-day Southern or Northern Kordofan), Sudan; made in Egypt??
  • aluminum
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9 x 10 x 13.5 cm length includes handle
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 5 5/16 in length includes handle
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3227

The drinking mug has a rolled lip and is decorated with four grooves at the middle. The bottom is flat. The loop handle is riveted at the top and bottom. There is a raised ridge down the handle.

It was used for regular household use, primarily for water or as a dipper.