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Vessel

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Benue River Valley region
Culture:
Nupe peoples
Medium:
Terracotta, pigment
Dimensions:
Height 15-1/2 in. Diameter: 12 1/4 in.
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
The Bryce Holcombe Collection of African Decorative Art, Bequest of Bryce Holcombe, 1984
Accession Number:
1986.478.19
Not on view
Bryce P. Holcombe, New York, until (d.) 1984

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