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Shell Trumpet

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Object Number:
29-93-43
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Marquesas Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Conch Shell
Hair
Bone
Coconut Fiber
Description:
Ornamented with carved human bone tube and hair. Plant fiber carrying cord.
Length:
38cm
Width:
19cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from the estate of George Byron Gordon
Other Number:
GBG 20   -   Gordon Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, H. U. 1921. "Art of the Marquesas Islanders". The Museum Journal. Vol. XII (No. 4): pp. 252-292.
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