University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2014-13-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sudan
Khartoum
Section:African
Materials:Horn (animal part)
Leather
Ivory
Length: 63.5 cm
Width: 12.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:33 - Franklin Institute Number
L-222-10 - Old Loan Number
I327 - Seder Number

Description

Embaba Horn. Laterally-blown ivory horn with a bell of leather attached to the wide end of the tusk. The embouchure is likewise covered with leather as is the proximal end. braided leather carrying strap ending with tassels. Smaller end of horn has knob of leather with a band of ivory encirciling it. Good condition


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