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Laguru Gourd Medicine Container

Tanzania

Gourd Medicine Container. Laguru Culture, Tanzania 

 

This medicine container consists of a gourd base and wooden stopper carved into the shape of a human head, decorated with a pair of prominent white beaded eyes.

The body of the container is adorned with multiple strands of early glass beads and metal attachments. The carved head is further decorated with a small string of early glass beads, representative of hair.

 

Estimated Period: Mid-20th Century

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H: 19 CM
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