Turkana tobacco horn

Turkana tobacco horn


This is a hollowed-out goat horn which was used by men to carry chewing tobacco. The lid is made of goatskin, and the handle from a mixture of black seeds and fish vertebrae.

Credit: photo copyright © Jens Finke, 1998.

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