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Trumpet

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Object Number:
29-94-37
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Zaire
Northern Zaire
Culture Area:
Central Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Technique:
Incised
Description:
Ivory. Cf. AF3583, AF824. The incised decoration on the convex side consists mainly of a longitudinal row of "Saturn" marks, on the concave side of triangles, etc. Near the open end are two transverse bands of (1) semicircles in opposed pairs bordered with short arcs and interspersed with small "Saturn" marks, and (2) rhombs bordered with dots or arcs and having inscribed crosses and small "Saturn" marks alternately.
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929

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