From: Syria | Damascus

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 2014-13-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Syria | Damascus
Section Near Eastern
Materials Gourd | Ivory | Leather (uncertain)
Technique Etched | Braided

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.

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

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