Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tumbuka maker
  • pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Tanzania
  • ceramic, paint, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 26.67 x 36.83 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.017

Ceramic pot with a rounded body and a wide neck, with a rim that flares out slightly at the top. On the lower part of the body, the pot is divided into vertical sections of plain black rectangles alternating with red sections of incised vertical lines. On the top of the shoulder and neck there are parallel bands of incised bands of scalloped, incised lines in red, with plain black areas in between.