Arts of Africa
6 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 in. (15.6 x 8.1 x 8.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mark S. Rapoport, M.D. and Jane C. Hughes
Vessel with neck, three bulbous forms, and base. On shoulders of vessel are rows of striated lines. On outer edges of bulbous shapes are raised dots and wavy lines; between the bulbous shapes are raised lines and incised circles. The vessel's striated base contrasts to its thick smooth mouth. Condition: Pieces of terracotta missing from base. Many decorative elements missing; remaining elements show surface abrasion.
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Bura. Vessel, 200-1000 C.E. Terracotta, 6 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 in. (15.6 x 8.1 x 8.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mark S. Rapoport, M.D. and Jane C. Hughes, 1999.133.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.133.15_side.jpg)
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