container (containers); bottle (containers)

A bottle shaped gourd with a lid attached to the gourd via a leather thong. The round body has bands of decoration geometric details that are coloured white. The top of the bottles neck is decorated with incised, white lines. The lid is domed with a carved rim that allows it to sit in the top of the bottle.

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