Stinkpot

Description

A ceramic stinkpot, sometimes called a "thunder stone" was a useful weapon both on land and at sea. Filled with gunpowder, nails, metal balls, and materials that would stink when ignited, these weapons could cause great harm.


Object Information

Date Created:

AD 1644-1911

Local ID:

121976

Collection:

Anthropology

Rights:

©Field Museum