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200422 - Antique Large heavy Wooden Ethiopian Food Container - Ethiopia.


Antique Large heavy Wooden Ethiopian lidded Food Container
with a silver aloy ornaments
Original and authentic piece - Dimensions 32 cm high and 20 cm wide.

Depending on the tribe, these containers are more or less ornate, decorations or various materials that increase its value and the prestige of its
Ethiopian pastoral peoples have a variety of containers made in various materials (gourd, wood, animal horn, plant fibers, and leather) and using different kind of designs and decoration. Most of them are made from a combination of media and richly decorated.
For more information: Read Raymond A. Silverman comments on the Baltimore Museum of Art Afar container, in Frederick John Lamp (ed.) 2004,