230113 - Antique Terracotta Djenne pot - Mali


Antique Terracotta Djenne pot - Mali.


This superb and highly characteristic pot measures 11 cm high.

This Djenne pot was collected in my private collection in 1986.


The terracotta pot is original Djenne-Djenno, also known as Jenne-Jeno or Djenne. The terracotta pots are supplied in different sizes and this one stand alone on a perfectly flat surface, they are made to stand on uneven ground. This antique specimen is in good condition and can be a perfect addition to any collection or home decor. 

Djenne was once a thriving city , which was also the commercial center of this region and was located in the Interior Delta of the Niger River, which was the heart of the Mali Empire between the 12th and 16th centuries. The Djenne civilization is a precursor to the Dogon of Mali.