Sago Storage Pot
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Papua New Guinea|
East Sepik Province
|Outside Diameter:||18.5 cm|
|Credit Line:||Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013|
|Other Number:||A-7 - Collector Number|
Short round pot with wide mouth and flaring rim. Dark terracotta. Pig face molded in relief on one side of the neck: round eyes, long snout with round nostrils. Face has a narrow, scalloped molded rim. Below the face a molded decoration consisting of circles connected by a chain of finger impressions, with a wavy raised line running underneath. Used to store smoked sago.
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