University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 87-13-133A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Coptic
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana, 1987
Other NumberL-897-50 - Old Museum Number

Description

Ceramic coffee pot with handle and long, narrow neck. Painted sky blue; the handle is red on the outside and gold on the sides; there is a band of painting around the upper body which is mostly red, gold, and green with lines of white dots. The stand is of undyed grass basketry in an egg-cup or hourglass shape; the two edges are decorated with pink weaving.


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