Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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water pot
  • unknown Mandingo maker
  • water pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Senegal, Gambia, or Guinea-Bissau
  • ceramic, glazing?, incising, impressing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 36.19 x 36.83 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 1/4 x 14 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.047

Round pot with a slightly flared rim at the top. The exterior is dark brown and has a shiny surface, possibly from glazing or resin. Near the top of the body, there are horizontal parallel lines incised into the surface below a band of impressed dots. There are two incised lines on the inside of the rim.