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Śaṅkh

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
Shell - turbinella pyrum, metal
Dimensions:
L. 11 × Diam. 5 3/4 in. (27.9 × 14.6 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2504
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Miss Wilder
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 56.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 56.



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