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Trumpet

Object Number:AF844
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Northern Zaire
Lake Leopold
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:23 - Other Number
A-377 - Seder Number

Description

Long, roughly oval mouthpiece-hole, originally surrounded by a ridge, now much chipped, of the same form, the middle of each long side of which passes into a rounded buldge on the side of the tusk neat the opening. For the "L. Leopold" of the old label. Torday sustituted "Lesa" ( place name? or Balese of the northeast?).

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