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- Inland Niger Delta Style
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- African potters--primarily women--handbuild a variety of vessels that they embellish with beautiful colors, designs and motifs before firing them at low temperatures. Containers made for daily use hold water or serve as cooking utensils. They also make vessels to be used in special ceremonies or that become part of an assemblage of objects placed in a shrine.
- Red colored bowl with lightly incised parallel lines around the rim.
- Colonial estate collection, before 1920
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- 13th-15th century
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- Ceramic, slip
- H x W x D: 14.8 x 15.3 x 15.2 cm (5 13/16 x 6 x 6 in.)
- Inland Niger Delta region, Mali
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