Arts of Africa
mid 20th century
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Mano. Pot, mid 20th century. Terracotta, 13 x 14 in. (33 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of William C. Siegmann, 2011.53.3. Creative Commons-BY
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Large, black, terracotta (low-fired) pot. Rounded at base and flared at rim. Mottled black appearance with colors ranging from red to grey to black. Incised decoration with curvy wave-like pattern below rim. Two bands of half circles filled with dotted linear pattern on body. Whole base covered with linear textured pattern. Smooth surfaces appear burnished.
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