Description
A small round gourd with a metal-lined aperture and a tassel of pink and blue beads, on a beaded fibre loop.

According to the ethnography register “Taken from Krelis, a witch doctor shot by Inspector Alan Maclean in September 1877.”

Galekaland (or Gcalekaland) lies between the Kei and Mbasha Rivers.
Accession Loan No.
E1927
Collection Class
Smoking and narcotics
Simple Name
gourd
Full Name
snuff gourd
Dimensions
whole length 187 mm; whole diameter 34 mm
Cultural Group
Southern Nguni
Production Year Low
1877
Production Year High
1878
Production County
Eastern Cape
Production Country
South Africa
Production Area Region
Southern Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
gourd; metal; fibre
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
Africa

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