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ibriq (water jug)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • ibriq (water jug), 1989
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān (present-day Southern or Northern Kordofan), Sudan; made in China
  • plastic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 28.5 x 12 cm diameter does not include handle or spout
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 1/4 x 4 3/4 in diameter does not include handle or spout
  • Gift of Barbara J. Michael
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1146
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

This is a yellow plastic water jug with a narrow pour spout and handle. There is something illegible (possibly 7-0) written on the jug in black ink.

It was used by Hawazma peoples for washing before prayer.