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Artist/Maker: Akan people (Ghana)

Date: collected between 1960-1973
Medium: pottery
Overall: 4 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (12.4 x 21.6 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Gift of Professor and Mrs. Robert R. Ferens
Object number: 91.0117
DescriptionAkan pots are thin-walled and blackened by reduction firing using sawdust or chaff. The pot is splashed in an herbal wash to make it shiny.
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