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A gourd bowl. The bowl has a carved decoration on the outer surface. The decoration depicts a hunting scene involving a man holding a spear to what is possibly a leopard. There is also foliage depicted.


bowl (containers)

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  bowl (containers)
object name (local):  bowl
object name:  bowl (containers)
common name:  bowl

West Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  West Africa 
made or collected:  no data available 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: gourd (overall)
overall: 180 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 180 mm

Related subjects
object name: bowls (containers)

Record created 2000-01-22 by KWALKER
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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