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Trumpet

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Native Name:
Mhalamhala
Object Number:
2012-31-28
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience:
South Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Antelope Horn
Description:
Trumpet (Mhalamhala), made out of a Kudu antelope horn. Long horn having three curves. A hole and a rectangular indentation can be found on top near the pointed end.
Length:
87cm
Width:
17cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston

Bibliography:

[Thesis] Johnston, Thomas F. 1973. The Music of the Shangana-Tsonga: A Study in Cultural Context of the Vocal and Instrumental Music of a People of Mozambique and the Northern Transvaal. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 16
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