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Trumpet

Object Number:AF836
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Washashi
Washnussi
Provenience: Tanganyika
Lake Victoria
Culture Area: East Africa
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:25 - Other Number
A-373 - Seder Number

Description

The mouthpiece-hole, nearly quadrangular in shape, is pierced through a steeply projecting bulge of simmilar outline left in the ivory on the inside of the curve of the tusk near the small end. Torday rejected the attribution "Waschussi" on the old label in favour of "Upper Congo".

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