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Coiled basketry cup with foot and attached lid with two handles. Cup dyed red and black.


cup (food service); cup (containers)

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  cup (food service); cup (containers)
object name (local):  coiled basketry cup
object name:  cup (containers)
object name:  cup (food service)

Benin City, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Benin City 

Materials & techniques
basketry; plant fibre
Additional material & technique information
material: plant fibre (overall)
technique: basketry (overall)
overall: 157 mm x 140 mm x 123 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 157 mm x 140 mm x 123 mm

vendor:  unknown  Undefined - 1898

Related subjects
association: Food and Feasting
object name: cups (containers)
object name: cups (food service)

Record created 2000-01-22
Record last updated 2017-04-20

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