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Vessel

Object Number:
37-22-82
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Gourd
Fiber
Description:
Wooden neck, flaring to mouth, attached by a lashing of cord to the guard. The neck carries a cord loop for suspension. To one side of the neck an air vent has been made in the gourd. Container for palm wine or palm oil. This has been used for the former.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13
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