Boat-shaped food bowl of dark brown hard wood with an engraved relief with the same motif of both sides and both ends. On the side there is a double tailed, headless shark above an opposing pair of gastropod shells, possibly. At the ends there are a stylised motif, possibly a mouth, surrounded by hatching. At the quarter points of the circumference are pairs of lenticular motifs.
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