Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cheese container with lid
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • cheese container with lid, 1991
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān?? (present-day Southern or Northern Kordofan), Sudan
  • metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 35.5 x 24 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara J. Michael
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4173.a,b

The tall square metal can has a round lid that fits into a round opening in the top of the can. On the bottom of the can is a circular indentation and four "horseshoe" shaped indentations, one in each corner.