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Hunting Horn, Belgian Congo (now Zaire), ca. 1925

Hunting horn, Belgian Congo (now Zaire), ca. 1925

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NMM 7037.  Hunting horn, Belgian Congo (now Zaire), ca. 1925. Stained ivory. Lozenge-shaped embouchure with a man's head carved on the backside. Dot patterns burned into the body. Joe R. & Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.


Embouchure

Close-up of embouchure hole


Carved Effigy Head and Dotted Pattern Burned Into Horn

Close-up of carved effigy head Close-up of dot patterns

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