Snuff Box; Nakana

Item

Title

Snuff Box; Nakana

Creator

Unrecorded

Description

Physical Description: Snuff container made from a small round red-brown gourd with a circular hole in the top.
Contextual Description: Is made from a type of nut, definately not a gourd. TS comments

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

Pre 1918

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Whole: 45 mm x 50 mm
Gourd

Identifier

R1920/34

Source

Donated to Brighton Museum in 1918 by Arthur Foster Griffith, along with a large collections of 'Minerals, antiquities and ethnographical specimens'. He was a local Alderman, Solicitor, Naturalist, and Collector, and was involved in the Booth Museum committee.
This is the only item in the collection recorded as being from Bechuanaland.
A F Griffith
Pre 1918

Space/Place

Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

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