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Trumpet

Musical Horn

Object Number:2017-14-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Asmat
Provenience: New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Length: 42 cm
Outside Diameter:9.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Robert C. and Mae R. Carter, 2017

Description

End blown straight trumpet. Fu. Length of bamboo, closed at one end by a septum pierced by a round hole. Other end open. Surface covered with a net-like carved pattern. Signaling horn, formerly used in warfare.

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