Ceremonial Chief's Pot


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ceremonial Chief's Pot   (2005.01.0001)
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Mali
Period/Date N/A
Culture Bamana, Bambara

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 62 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 52 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 19.4 cm
Weight waived g
Measuring Remarks 24 3/4 H x 20 1/2 Diameter, donor’s measurements in inches The second largest dimension is an estimate of the diameter around the widest portion of the pot. The third largest dimension is the width of the opening of the pot.
Materials Clay
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Forming
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

econstructing the History of an African Ceramic Tradition: Technology, Slavery and Agency in the Region of Kadiolo (Mali) by Barbara E. Frank, Cahiers d’Etudes africaines, 131, XXXIII-3, 1993, pp. 381-401.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Anonymous
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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