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  • Source of title proper: Chloe Rushovich for FHYA using Msunduzi Museum materials

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[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Addisionele Inligting:
Onderweros Hoof/de: Volkekunde
Spesifieke Naam/Titel: Kopstuk van dagga pyp
Aanwinsno: DSS156
Datum: 28/12/1982
Ras: Zoeloe
Volksnaam/Skrywer Medeling: Zonthathu ezindala zitholwa lapa.
Oorsprong: N. Natal
Vindplek: Omgewing Moordplaas
Materiaal: Klip
Metode van Vervaardering/Tegniek: Mens vervaardig
Funksie: Om dagga en vuurkooltjie te hou
Mate: Lengte: 44mm; deursnee: 41mm
Kleur: Vaal - bruin
Verdere Beskrywing: Net die helfde van die stuk bestaan. Het gat deur die middel lengte gehad - wyer bo en onder
Toestand: Middel deur gebreek so opgee
Aanskaffing: Uit versameling van Ds. P. Stander destyds van Dingaanstat Sendingstasie (1949 - 1974)]

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[Source - Translated from Afrikaans into English by Athos Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Additional Information:
Subject Heading/s: Ethnology
Specific Name/Title: Head Piece of a Dagga Pipe
Accession No.: DSS1156
Date: 28/12/82
Temp/Loan No: WAS 26
Race: Zulu
Indiginous[sic] Name/Author Statement: Zonthathu ezindala zitholwa lapa
Origin: Northern Natal
Location: Vicinity of Moordplaas
Material: Stone
Method of Manufacture/Technique: Manmade
Function: To hold dagga and a glowing ember
Measurements: Length – 44mm, diameter – 41mm
Colour: Light / dull brown
Further Description: Only half of the piece exists, has a hole through the middle lengthwise, wider at top and bottom
Condition: Broken through the centre
Acquisition: From the collection of Pastor P Stander, at the time resident of Dingaan Street Mission Station (1949 – 1974)]

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