Weapons, gun powder horn; unknown maker; ?; RX.1975.102.2
Weapons, gun powder hornAbout this object
A powder horn was a container for gunpowder, and was generally created from cow, ox or buffalo horn. The term may also be used for any personal container for gunpowder, the shape has to be long and curved for which powder flask is the strictly correct term.
Donated to the museum in 1975 by the Roxburgh Borough Council
organic, animal, horn
organic, vegetal, wood
Base is carved with the initials
P M I
and is surrounded by a swirl carved into the wood
l 160mm x h 45mm x d 20mm
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