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unknown Ugandan
Primary



Ekyanzi (Milk Jug)

1965-1999
Omusisa wood

8 in. x 7 in. (diameter) (20.32 cm x 17.78 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.16.31
Geography: Africa, Uganda
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Food Processing, Preparation, & Service
Culture/Nationality: Hima or Nyoro, Ugandan, East African, African
Collection: Kilbride Collection

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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.
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
  • Hima - Describes works produced by the African people of the same name living in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • milk - White or yellowish white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals.
  • Nyoro
  • Ugandan - The style and culture of the central African State, Uganda.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • The Philip L. Kilbride Memorial Exhibition Bryn Mawr College , Apr 5, 2013 – Jul 25, 2014

  • Owner Name: Gift of Philip Kilbride, Professor of Anthropology
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Acquisition Method: Purchased/Collected
    Ownership Start Date: Last quarter 20th century
    Ownership End Date: 1999


Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • Ezio Bassani and Michael Bockemühl. The Power of Form (Milan, Italy: Skira Editore, 2002), 259.
  • Minister of Culture and Community Development, Uganda Crafts: Kampala (Kampala, Uganda: Ministry of Culture and Community Development, 1965), 11, 40. Figure Number: A6b
  • "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): AHDRC.eu. Record No.: 0160084.

Related Bibliography List
The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Klaus Wachsmann and Margaret Trowell. Tribal Crafts of Uganda (London, England: Oxford University Press, 1953), 109. Figure Number: Plate 17
  • "Uganda - Ethnic Groups." Uganda - Ethnic Groups. (Accessed April 1, 2020): University of Pennsylvania, https://www.africa.upenn.edu/NEH/u-ethn.html.
  • Minister of Culture and Community Development, Uganda Crafts: Kampala (Kampala, Uganda: Ministry of Culture and Community Development, 1965), 11, 40. Figure Number: A6b

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/146104 |title=Ekyanzi (Milk Jug) |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=8/15/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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