Pipe and Stem

Unidentified Shilluk maker


about 1946

Black terracotta, bamboo, hide, gourd, cord, and white pigment

Overall: 16 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 6 7/16 in. (41.3 × 6.7 × 16.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of H. W. Bedford



Place Made: Sudan, Eastern Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Pipe

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by H. W. Bedford; Sudan Government, about 1946; given to present collection, 1948.

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