Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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powder measuring horn
  • Tesuque peoples
  • powder measuring horn, 1886
  • Where object was made: Tesuque Pueblo, New Mexico Territory (Present-day New Mexico), United States
  • horn, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 5.8 x 1.6 x 1.7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 2 5/16 x 5/8 x 11/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6795
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The small length of dark brown horn tapers to the closed end. There is a hole through the closed end. The open end is cut at an angle.