Arts of Africa
Plain light ivory
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Horn, before 1922. Plain light ivory, 3 1/8 x 22 3/4 in. (8 x 57.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.765. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.765_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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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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