University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-22-77
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sherbro
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:African
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 8.2cm
Outside Diameter:9.2cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number176 - Other Number
941 - Other Number

Description

For place of origin see 37-22-76. Small pots like this are said to be made by Sherbro [Bolom] on the lower Bum River for the Moriemen [Mohammedans], to hold ink. Band of simple incised ornament encircling shoulder.


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