University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF396C
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number719? - Field No SF

Description

Cylindrical shaped vessel tha bulges around the center; opens at top; bottom is flat and smooth; dark patina; geometric patterns on exterior surface. Two horizontal bands separate exterior surface into three sections. In each section there are two interlocking zig zag lines. The center section in the widest. The bottom section has a zig zag pattern that is only partially present. The remainder of the section is decorated with small bumps.


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