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Vessel

Object Number:29-59-237
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mbangala
Provenience: Angola
Section:African
Materials:Gourd
Calabash
Height: 32 cm
Outside Diameter:19 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:20173 - Other Number

Description

Calabash. The stem, except for a small portion which forms a short neck, has been cut off, leaving a small round opening at the top of the vessel. Elaborate incised decoration of animal, human, and geometric figures. Hole in neck (for cord?).

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