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, appliqué
  • Object Height/Diameter: 36.5 x 38 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 3/8 x 14 15/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.041
Label Text

Pot made from dark brown clay. The body is rounded and curves up to a flat shoulder with a round opening and no neck. The exterior is covered with bands of incised and impressed patterns of zigs zags, parallel lines, half circles, and dots. Around the widest aprt, there are thin bands of clay appliquéd to the surface, as well as small raised dots.