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Pot for millet beer

Modern Era, Africa

This is a ceremonial container from Ngoutchoumi in the Cameroon. The Fali ethnic group only use such a pot to offer stalks of millet and beer to the spirits when twins are born.


  • Type: Ritual container
  • Place of origin: Cameroon
  • Materials and techniques: Earthenware
  • Date: 1900
  • Dimensions: 13.5 x 5.5 x 11 cm
  • Weight: 382g
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