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Contemporary Era, Africa

A calabash is a dried gourd of varying sizes, which, once emptied, can be used to make various containers. This particular example comes from South Africa where it is used as a drinking vessel.


  • Type: Drinking vessel
  • Place of origin: South Africa
  • Materials and techniques: Plants
  • Date: 20th century
  • Dimensions: 22.5 x 10 cm
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