Arts of Africa
Ceramic, terra cotta
late 19th or early 20th century
9 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (22.9 x 26 x 26 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kongo (Yombe subgroup). Pot, late 19th or early 20th century. Ceramic, terra cotta, 9 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (22.9 x 26 x 26 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1367. Creative Commons-BY
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Globular-shaped pot with a short neck and slightly flaring lip. Upper body decorated with carved geometric pattern of long horizontal and short vertical lines around bands of diagonal nicks. Concentric circles at shoulder. Light brown with large blackened areas from firing.
Condition: Weathered, base cracked.
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