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Horn (animal part)

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Object Number:
2014-13-8
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Arabic (uncertain)
Provenience:
Sudan
Khartoum
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Leather
Description:
Curved laterally blown ivory tusk with leather wrapping throughout length except for the lozenge-shaped embouchure. Leather is red in color with raised Arabic Lettering on one side; stitched together on inside curve of tusk. Ivory ring midpoint around tusk. Poor condition - leather torn in places, open end of tusk badly broken and wired together again, pieces missing
Length:
95.6cm
Width:
15.2cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Franklin Institute
Other Number:
34   -   Franklin Institute Number
L-222-8   -   Old Loan Number
A324   -   Seder Number
A325?   -   Seder Number

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