wine container

Modern large Ndourou pot used to contain palm wine (Ngaoundere). The pot is made of brown clay. It has a large round base on top of which rests a bulbous vessel. This area is decorated with lines that run across the circumference of the pot and also crosses, diagonal lines and dots that run arond a pot. There is a raised ridge at the base of the neck which forms a head. The head has a defined nose, eyes, mouth and ears. The hair is arranged at the top of the head and it is here that you can find a small hole that provides the opening of the container. Two lines run down the neck by each ear with triangles in between and another curved set of lines joins the two lines together under the chin of the face.

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