Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Nupe maker
  • pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • ceramic, incising, impressing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 35.56 x 38.73 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 15 1/4 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.040

Pot made from dark brown clay. The bottom is rounded and the body of the pot is cone shaped, narrowing up to the opening with straight sides and then flaring out at the rim. Most of the exterior is covered with very intricate bands of incised and impressed designs of half circles and triangles filled with parallel lines and diamond shaped impressions.