Sago Storage Pot
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Papua New Guinea|
East Sepik Province
|Outside Diameter:||40.28 cm|
|Credit Line:||Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013|
|Other Number:||A-13 - Collector Number|
12 (?) - Other Number
Short round pot with wide mouth and flaring rim. Terracotta with smudged areas from firing. Eagle face molded in relief on one side of the neck: round eyes, downturned beak. Small hole through corner of top edge of beak. Below, a bib or necklace with five raised loops; similar sets of four raised loops at the sides. Face, beak, and loop areas painted with delicate white designs. Beak has been broken, reconstructed and repainted. A horizontal crack runs into the bib in front. Used to store smoked sago.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|New Acquistions Case - Oceania (26 Nov 2015 - 03 Oct 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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