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Old 21st December 2016, 10:19 AM   #1
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Default Moroccan Powder Flasks

Foraging about in an old storeroom of ours I found a large Moroccan Powder Flask. The item is made from brass and silver mounts and a core body of Camel bone. The spout may be Ivory. The web has many variants in all sizes. This one seems extremely large at about a foot long.
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Old 21st December 2016, 02:17 PM   #2
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What an unusual example! Thanks for posting this!
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Old 21st December 2016, 04:25 PM   #3
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Hi Ibrahiim.

WOW!! That is a beautiful horn/flask. And very large in size. My guess is that it was used to carry additional/spare powder to refill the smaller flasks carried by individual warriors on foot. Nice find. And appears in good condition.

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