Calabash Bowl Lid


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Calabash Bowl Lid   (1970.02.0003B)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Serving Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 1960-1970
Culture Hausa

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 33.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 7.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.0 cm
Weight 220 g
Measuring Remarks The depth is the thickness of the lid wall.
Materials Plant--Gourd, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (10 Y R 6/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

See 1970.02.0003A.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

See 1970.02.0003A.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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