Bronze with incised decoration
Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Diameter of mouth: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1986.94
The images of the seven bright stars that form the Big Dipper, the sun, and the moon are incised on the surface of this bronze bowl.
This alms bowl engraved with an image of the sun, the moon, and the Big Dipper is believed to be used in shamanic rituals.
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