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large pot
  • unknown Bamana maker
  • large pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Mali
  • ceramic, impressing, appliqué
  • Object Height/Diameter: 57.78 x 48.26 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 22 3/4 x 19 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.045

Large pot made from dark brown clay. There is a thick, flat foot on the bottom and a rounded body that narrows sligthly at the opening. On the exterior there are small vertical pieces of clay appliquéd on the side and small pieces of clay on the rim. There are designs of impressed, zig zag lines in horizontal bands near the top and in vertical rectangles around the center.