Cylindrical wooden powder holder, for measuring gunpowder. The lid is decorated with notched patterns. [SM 31/10/2007]
Place details: AFRICA. Ethiopia / Magdala. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / ?. Processes: Carved / Notched / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 134 mm Max Diam = 27 mm Field Collector: E.A. Henty possibly George Alfred Henty When Collected: ?1868 Other Owners: E.A. Henty possibly George Alfred Henty PRM Source: George Fabian Lawrence Acquired: Purchased January 1902
KEYWORD: Ammunition Holder / Firearm Accessory / Carrying Device / Measuring Device / Vessel / CLASS: Vessel / Firearm Weapon / Transport and Travel / Measurement / ?.
Research notes: The battle of Magdala was fought in April 1868 [AP 10/04/2014]