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Side-Blown Trumpets

Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Ketu, Benin
Culture:
Ketu
Medium:
ivory, metal
Dimensions:
a) L: ±56 cm.; Oval end: 5.5 x 5 cm (22 1/16; 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.) b) L. ±55 cm; Oval end: 6.4 x 5.4 cm (21 5/8; 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
Purchase, Frederick M. Lehman Bequest, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.56, .57
Not on view
Marking: Carved into the surface of one of the trumpets: "H"
Asani Lawani ; [ Mr. Kwabena Opoku ]
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