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Horn

Arts of Africa

MEDIUM Plain light ivory
DATES before 1922
DIMENSIONS 3 1/8 x 22 3/4 in. (8 x 57.8 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.765
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Side blown horn, conical shape with a gentle curve, light blonde in color, growing browner towards the narrow end. Has a plain, unelaborated mouth piece; the narrow end is stuffed with fiber from the mouth piece through to the hole in the tip. Condition: Long, lengthwise crack in the underside, located at about the midsection of the body, but does not reach either end. Some traces of a dark, waxy substance on the surface of the narrow end.
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