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large honey pot
  • unknown Mandingo maker
  • large honey pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Senegal, Gambia, or Guinea-Bissau
  • ceramic, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 44.45 x 45.72 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 17 1/2 x 18 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.049

Pot made from very dark brown clay. The pot has a rounded bottom that is slightly larger at the bottom and narrows to a flared rim at the top. In the upper part of the body there are horizontal incised lines that are slightly irregular.