University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKamana
Object Number:2013-20-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
East Sepik Province
Height: 14 cm
Outside Diameter:16.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013
Other Number:S-72 - Collector Number


Small bulbous bowl. Coiled construction, carved and painted. Patterns are faded red, outlined in burnished black. Inside is shiny black. An eating bowl, for individual portions of sago pudding. Supported by a woven fiber ring when in use. Around the circumference are three pairs of large spirals, separated by vertical areas of concentric crescents. In the center is a small disk surrounded by two concentric circles.

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