This elegant clay pot comes from the Keram River area of Papua New Guinea’s East Sepik Province. Such pots were not used to smoke meat as is commonly written but to store already smoked items relatively fresh above the cooking fires. in height
In Ghana, the display of gold at the Ashanti king’s jubilee in 1995 was unsurpassed in splendor. This Adioukrou Queen Mother, attending the jubilee, indicates her status by wearing gold turtle & crocodile talismans in her hair.