This a half gourd with the length of thirteen and a half and the width of 12cm. It is black in colour, but the colour has to come off on many places. It belonged to the medicine men and used to store medicine.


  • Title: Half Medicine Gourd
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Half Medicine Gourd
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Gourd
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Nzele
  • Community: Kamba
  • Collection Date: 1973
  • Collected By: Mutysia Mutui

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