University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKamana
Object Number:2013-20-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
East Sepik Province
Height: 12 cm
Outside Diameter:29.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013
Other Number:S-119 - Collector Number


Rounded conical bowl. Coiled construction, carved. Pattern terracotta and burnished black. Inside burnished black. An eating bowl, for individual portions of sago pudding. Supported by a woven fiber ring when in use. All-over pattern of large spirals, ten in all, with oval centers of burnished black. All but two and a half of the terracotta spirals are textured with punctate slashes. Design unfinished?

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