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Bamana Women’s Pottery

by Barbara Frank
SUNY at Stony Brook

Firing flower pots. Bamako, Mali, 1991. Photograph by Barbara E. Frank.


Bamako potter Assetu Doumbia removes flower pots from the fire and splashes them with a special solution in a process similar to that employed by her rural counterparts.