Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

medicine horn
  • unknown Shona maker
  • medicine horn, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • horn, cloth
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 18.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 1/4 x 1 9/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0821

This is a small horn stuffed with strips of cloth that has a single hole drilled through one side of the larger end.