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Old 21st October 2019, 10:45 AM   #1
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Default Can anyone help with this POWDER HORN please ?

I am wondering what part of the world this originates from please ?
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Old 21st October 2019, 10:55 AM   #2
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I think it is Morocco...
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Old 21st October 2019, 12:09 PM   #3
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I think it is Morocco...



thanks yes , the applied decoration is certainly similar to that seen on koummiyah .
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Old 21st October 2019, 07:30 PM   #4
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Yes Morocco...pic of similar one I have.
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Yes Morocco...pic of similar one I have.
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thanks for all your help
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Size? Smaller ones were used for finer grind priming powder.
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Size? Smaller ones were used for finer grind priming powder.


this measures about 20 inches around the outside curve
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Old 22nd October 2019, 05:37 PM   #8
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Sounds like a horn for the primary charges.
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Old 23rd October 2019, 06:13 AM   #9
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I read somewhere that these were pirates powder horns>>> theres one on forum Please see ETHNOGRAPHIC MISCELLANEOUS AT #2 or below from a hotel Foye near Casablanca.
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I read somewhere that these were pirates powder horns>>> theres one on forum Please see ETHNOGRAPHIC MISCELLANEOUS AT #2 or below from a hotel Foye near Casablanca.


Moroccan + Salé = pirates
again right, but these powder flasks were used all over North Africa...
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A correction to my reference is http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20430 and t #2 I show pictures of these.
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