cup (containers)

A wooden cup with an attached stand. The cup is spherical with the top cut off to form the opening, which has a small lip. The outside of the sphere is decorated with raised pyramid decoration. There is a handle with incised decoration. The stand is formed of a short, waisted cylinder that also has carved and incised decoration. The handle and stand are attached with wooden pegs.

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