- Museum number
Gunpowder horn made of horn (ox), leather. The horn is attached to another horn (Am1903,-121.a) by leather thongs and the stopper (Am1903,-121.d) is tightly fixed across the aperture.
Length: 30 centimetres
Width: 7.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Pair with Am1903,-.121.a
Powder horns like these appear in warrior pictographic art of the Plains Indians e.g. Sioux, Blackfeet. Their use is quite old and widespread over a large geographical area which includes most of the Woodlands.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2002 1 May-15 Sept, Lethbridge, Alberta, Sir Alexander Galt Museum & Archive, Ancestors-Akaitapiiwa
2010 6 Jan-5 Apr, British Museum, Room 91, Warriors of the Plains: 200 years of Native North American honour and ritual
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1903C3.121b (old CDMS no.)