Sago Storage Pot
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Papua New Guinea|
East Sepik Province
|Credit Line:||Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013|
|Other Number:||A-17 - Collector Number|
Tall pot with rounded bottom, narrow mouth, slightly flaring rim. Terracotta with smudged areas from firing. Eagle face molded in relief on one side of the neck: round eyes, beak pointing downward. Molded rim around face pierced with small holes (for fiber tassels), as is a bump at the top of the beak. Face and bib are decorated with bold white designs, which extend all the way to the rim. Used to store smoked sago.
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