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three-legged pot
  • Cameroon or Nigeria
  • three-legged pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Cameroon or Nigeria
  • ceramic, appliqué
  • Object Height/Diameter: 35.56 x 25.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 10 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.034

Cooking pot made from dark gray clay. The body is rounded and there is a short neck at the top. Around the base of the neck and extending vertically down the sides are thin strips of clay appliquéd to the surface. At the bottom of the pot are three very tall, thick legs with pointed ends. The bottom of the pot and the legs are heavily covered in soot.