Moroccan Terracotta Earthen Ware Vase - Large


SKU: 745-288-32

12.5"W x 12.5"D x 24.5"H - Morocco - Terracotta

From the Atlas mountains of Morocco, the Berber people have been making these unique vessels for applications in their daily lives, This particular pot was a water jar. The terra cotta was fired so that the pot would leach or sweat; thus cooling the pot. Leaving cooler drinkable water available. These jars feature their primitive design adorned in geometric patterns and they are typically dyed with henna.