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large pot
  • Igala peoples
  • large pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • ceramic, incising, impressing, appliqué
  • Object Height/Diameter: 54.61 x 49.53 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 21 1/2 x 19 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.042
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Description

Very large pot made from brown clay, with a rounded bottom and straight sides, with a very wide mouth and thick rim. The exterior is decorated with bands of impressed and incised designs including half circles of thin lines, and the field filled with thin parallel lines. In the upper third, there is a row of oval shaped knobs of clay and above that there are smaller dots of appliquéd clay that are impressed with small dots.