It is a black gourd made of charcoal and it was used by medicine men. Used to store medicine and it was made by women.


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

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