22740
 

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Object Number:
37-22-77
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Ceramic
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.
Height:
8.2cm
Outside Diamater:
9.2cm
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
176   -   Other Number
941   -   Other Number

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