Pottery container, rounded base with everted rim, roulette decoration on the base and on two bands on shoulder and neck, body covered with red slip and is burnished, old repair and rim.

This Luo pot is likely to have been used to store water, but may also have been used for milk. Pot-casting is traditionally a skill reserved for specific families, and often undertaken by women. Luo are known for making pottery in Kenya and use local naturally occurring clay deposits.

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