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Trumpet

Object Number:29-94-37
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Northern Zaire
Culture Area: Central Africa
Early Date: 1895
Late Date: 1920
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Technique:Incised
Height: 9.5 cm
Length: 62 cm
Width: 14 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Ivory. Cf. AF3583, AF824. The incised decoration on the convex side consists mainly of a longitudinal row of "Saturn" marks, on the concave side of triangles, etc. Near the open end are two transverse bands of (1) semicircles in opposed pairs bordered with short arcs and interspersed with small "Saturn" marks, and (2) rhombs bordered with dots or arcs and having inscribed crosses and small "Saturn" marks alternately.

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