bottle (containers); lid (containers)

A bottle made from a gourd with the top cut off. The bulbous body is undecorated. There are spikes protruding into the body of the gourd, which are only visible when you look into the bottle. The bottle has a straight neck that is covered in snake skin, which has some ridging detail near the base. The detachable lid is made from the end of a gourd and has straight sides and a bulbous end. The lid is covered in snake skin.

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