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)
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Gift of Mark S. Rapoport, M.D. and Jane C. Hughes
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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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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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