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Accession # SRM1983-48.5

Powder horn

19th century


Powder horns were convenient containers used by hunters to carry their gun powder. They were usually made of oxen or buffalo horn and attached to a strap to be carried across one's back. Many were personalized with decorations made by the hunter.




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