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  • unknown Songye maker
  • pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • ceramic, pigment?, incising, impressing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 45.72 x 43.18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 17 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.023

Pot made from dark brown clay. The bottom is rounded and there is a wide neck with straight sides and a slightly flared rim at the top. Around the top of the body there is a band of incised curved lines in a half circle and underneath each of those is a smaller half-circle, filled with impressed dots. Around the neck is a wide band with sections divided by vertical lines and in each section there are two half circles filled with impressed dots. There are possible traces of red pigment on the surface.