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unknown Tunisian
Tunisian Primary

Two Handled Cup or Bowl

Late 19th century - 1915

3.375 x 6.75 x 5.375 in. (8.573 x 17.145 x 13.653 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 72.8.1
Other Number(s): 24237 (The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Number)
Geography: Africa, Tunisia, Tunis
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels
Culture/Nationality: Tunisian, African, North African
Collection: William S. Vaux Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Findspot: Collected in July 1915 by William Vaux in Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa.

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • North African - Styles and cultures of the African peoples living in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania.
  • Tunisian - The style and culture of the country of Tunisia in North Africa, of its capital Tunis, of the former Barbary state of Tunis that preceded it, or of speakers of the demotic speech of the area.
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Enid Cook Center Grand Opening Exhibition Matt Feliz , Aug 21, 2015 – Dec 20, 2015
  • African Art in the Greater Philadelphia Area The Community College of Philadelphia with a Grant from the William Penn Foundation , Nov 12, 1999 – Dec 17, 1999

Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Gina Siesing, "From the Director," Mirabile Dictu: The Bryn Mawr College Library Newsletter 18 (Fall 2015): 3.

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