Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beer pot
  • unknown Zulu maker
  • beer pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: South Africa
  • ceramic, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 25.4 x 31.75 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 12 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.008

Round pot made from black clay. The bottom is small and the sides are rounded, with a slight narrowing toward the opening, but no neck. On the sides there are incised designs of four triangles with their points together at the center.