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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 372
A powder horn, a container usually made from an animal horn, is used for carrying gunpowder. This example is engraved with the owner's name, Peter Myer; the British coat of arms, and a map of the forts in the Hudson and Mohawk valleys.
Inscription: Inscribed: PETER / MYER / HISS / HORN / ANO 1759
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