Cylindrical Funerary Jar
Arts of Africa
height: 28 3/4 in. (73.0 cm);
diam. at base:7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
x 7 1/2 in.
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Gift of Eugene and Harriet Becker
Elongated rounded-top cylinder with a stamped surface. Groups of rows of raised-notched incisions delimit large rectangles in the back, and smaller rhombuses in the front. A four-axis line presents a prominent umbilicus knob. The cylinder lies on a smooth truncated cone. A hole below the knob breaks the pattern. Condition: Altered surface with erosion marks and fissures on the base. Catalogued by Laurella (1/4/2000)
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