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Trumpet

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Object Number:
AF826
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Mangbetu
Provenience:
Zaire
Belgian Congo
Aruwimi
Culture Area:
Central Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Description:
For mouthpiece see AF843. The ridges on the long side of the rim are wanting; there is a slight rounded bulge out of which the rim rises. The inside of the curve of the tusk behind the mouthpiece is pared flat. Torday attributed this trumpet to the Bamputu, a division of the Mangbetu, see AF829.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
1405   -   Other Number

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