Pot Item Number: Cb85 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


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.

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