About this object

History of use

Braziers or fire pots are widely used throughout the northern area. They are red in colour and always have the same horseshoe shape with a wide upper rim with small projections, on which the cooking pot can stand securely.

Cultural context


Physical description

Round red clay pot with horseshoe-shaped open side and flat base; three large, raised rounded projections on rim and two bands of geometric design deeply incised; parallel lines on upper half and lightly incised pattern on lower half. Red brown with blackened areas inside on raised moldings and under rim on exterior.