bowl (containers)

Twin-handled ceremonial drinking bowl, kasa. The bowl has been painted green on the exterior, with a band of cream paint near to the rim. An inscription in black paint, containing the date 1833, has been painted onto the cream band. The inscription runs around both the front and back of the exterior rim. The interior of the bowl has been painted orange and looks to have been decorated with a pattern in green, black, and cream, although this has largely worn away. An additional inscription appears around the interior rim of the bowl. The bowl has two wooden handles, one to each side. The handles are carved to resemble snakes or serpents with multiple coils along the body where they meet the bowl.

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