This snuff container made from horn and leather is used to store tobacco snuff. It is shaped with a small sharpened knife. The cowhide is used to wrap both ends, one acts as a lid and the other prevents the snuff from falling.


  • Title: Snuff
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Snuff container
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Horn
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Local ngeren
  • Collection Date: 1978-04-08
  • Collected By: S.somjee and J.Kazajam

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