University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2014-13-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Damascus
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gourd
Ivory
Leather (uncertain)
Technique:Etched
Braided
Length: 58.3 cm
Width: 25 cm
Outside Diameter:13.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-7 - Old Loan Number
6184.7 - Franklin Institute Number
A-324 - Seder Number

Description

Large poly-globular gourd trumpet with lateral embouchure. 2 darl brown gourds in hour-glass shape. ringed with etched designs. Larger gourd open at bottom with black rim. Band around narrow juncture of the 2 gourds. Braided strap attached to band. Black protruding embouchure set in side of smaller gourd. Tapering black end attached to smaller gourd terminates with ivory ornament. Good condition - ivory end chipped and cracked, piece of strap detached.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq (08 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Polin, Claire C. 07 Apr 1954. Gifts of Jubal: Musical Instruments from the Ancient East.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: xxviiView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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