University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2013-20-35
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sawos
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
East Sepik Province
Aibom
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Height: 67.31 cm
Outside Diameter:18.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013
Other Number:A-7 - Collector Number

Description

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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