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Pottery

Vessel

Object Number:37-22-77
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sherbro
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Yoni
Section:African
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 8.2 cm
Outside Diameter:9.2 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number:176 - Collector 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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