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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | 22-18 | Country Togo, West Africa. | Locality Northern | People Konkomba Stock | Name Leather bag with flap and strap for carrying. 3 cowries on point of flap, & bunch on each side where handle attached. Bag about 48 cm. deep & 20 cm. wide; old, hole in one side. Contains 6 horns (2 prob. cow and rest goat or sheep) and 2 gourds, one round, | Collection Otto Finsch. Cap. Thierry, Col. | Notes with stopper, evidently used to contain some sort of powder. Loose in bag is some light colored powder, looking | Price [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 104770 1-9 | 297 | Acc. 941 [BACK] as if made from some bark or vegetable material- very irritating to mucous membrane of nose.Catalog Number: 104770.6Description: hornMaterials: horn, powder, metal; ironCultural Attribution: KonkombaLocality: Africa, Togo, West Africa, Sudan, Northern TogoAccession Number:  O. Finsch (Purchase)Accession Year:Other Numbers: 297, 101056Continent: AfricaCountry: TogoCollector/Source: O. Finsch, ThierryEMu IRN: 710261GUID: 4b169d98-4ffd-4ab1-a1ef-af62e89e1575
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