Giriama Snuff Box SB.1.106

SB.1.106

Snuff Box

Container / Snuffbox. Giriama. Kenya. No 8. Original list: "XI.I.5. Giriama. Snuff Box. Wood, aluminum. Witchdoctor". Aluminum container in the shape of a small flask, with an iron grip chain and a black leather (or vegetable gum?) Stopper. Containers of this type are, in men, associated with the practice of magic. Commonly called "snuff box" they could contain snuff, but also other substances (gunpowder, herbs or medicinal powders, etc.).

Category: Snuff

Material: Aluminum container. Iron chain. Wooden stopper (?) [Aluminum container. Iron small chain. Wooden (?) Cork]

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 12.5

Width: 3.5

Height: 3.5

Other dim .: Full code list: W: 1.2 D: 10

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum

Giriama Snuff Box SB.1.106

SB.1.106

Snuff Box

Container / Snuffbox. Giriama. Kenya. No 8. Original list: "XI.I.5. Giriama. Snuff Box. Wood, aluminum. Witchdoctor". Aluminum container in the shape of a small flask, with an iron grip chain and a black leather (or vegetable gum?) Stopper. Containers of this type are, in men, associated with the practice of magic. Commonly called "snuff box" they could contain snuff, but also other substances (gunpowder, herbs or medicinal powders, etc.).

Category: Snuff

Material: Aluminum container. Iron chain. Wooden stopper (?) [Aluminum container. Iron small chain. Wooden (?) Cork]

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 12.5

Width: 3.5

Height: 3.5

Other dim .: Full code list: W: 1.2 D: 10

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum