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Lidded bowl for yam `foofoo' with red and black decoration possibly of pyro-engraved leaves and blue and cream threads binding the bowl and lid together.

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yam bowl (bowl (food service))
nn5007
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  lidded bowl for yam `foofoo'
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  yam bowl (bowl (food service))

Place
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Nigeria 
Culture
Efik; Ibibio
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Ibibio 
Efik 

Materials & techniques
gourd; string
Additional material & technique information
material: gourd (overall)
material: string (overall)
Measurements
overall: 114 mm x 217 mm x 238 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 114 mm x 217 mm x 238 mm


Related subjects
theme: Food and Feasting
Efik
material: gourd
maker or user: Ibibio
material: string
object name (Horniman Ethno.): yam bowls (bowls (food service))

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2013-09-17 by LCRONIN