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unknown Tuareg
Tuareg Primary

Tuareg Bowl

19th century - 20th century

4.252 x 13.5 x 13.5 in. (10.8 x 34.29 x 34.29 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.87
Geography: Africa
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Culture/Nationality: Tuareg, West African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection

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  • bowls - Rounded vessels that are generally wider than they are high, usually hemispherical or nearly so. A bowl may have a spreading base or foot ring and sometimes two handles or a cover. Distinguished from a cup, which is rather deep than wide.
  • Tuareg - Style and culture of the Berber people of the same name, living in the Sahara and North Africa.
  • West African - Styles and cultures from the region comprising the westernmost area of the African continent, defined by the United Nations as including the modern nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

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  • "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): Record No.: 0112298.

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