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Ovate cooking pot for fish, made from terracotta clay covered with burnished red slip. Two vertical and two horizontal protrusions attached radially at or below the rim, possibly grips.

Details

cooking pot
1987.4
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  cooking pot
object name (local):  cooking pot for fish
object name:  cooking pot

Place
Jamaica, Greater Antilles, Caribbean, Americas
Additional place information
made or collected:  Jamaica 

Materials & techniques
clay
Additional material & technique information
material: clay (overall)
Measurements
overall: 5.315 x 11.6929 x 10.0787 in.; 135 x 297 x 256 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 5.315 x 11.6929 x 10.0787 in.; 135 x 297 x 256 mm

Provenance
vendor:  Hulme, Peter  Undefined - 1987-01-12


Related subjects
object name: cooking pots

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2017-06-16 by XGVIEWS

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