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Natural trumpet (Nafir), Fès, Morocco, ca. 1975
Double-bell Trumpet (Kakaki), Konni, Niger, ca. 1975
NMM 2749. Natural trumpet (nafīr), Fès, Morocco, ca. 1975. Brass, with embossed designs around the bell. Three sections. Integral mouthpiece. Overall length: 1403 mm; diameter of bell: 74 mm. Exhibited at the World of Islam Festival, London, in 1976. Board of Trustees, 1980.
NMM 2750. Double-bell trumpet (kakaki), Konni, Niger, ca. 1975. Two sections with geometrical patterns embossed around the bells. Small copper rings hang in the bell rims. Integral mouth-piece. Exhibited at the World of Islam Festival in London in 1976. Board of Trustees, 1980.
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Detail of Nafir Bell
Detail of Kakaki Double-Bell
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