University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMhalamhala
Object Number: 2012-31-28
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: South Africa
Materials:Antelope Horn
Length: 87cm
Width: 17cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012


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.


[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 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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