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Hunting Horn, Italian East Africa (now Ethiopia), ca. 1925

Hunting horn, Italian East Africa (now Ethiopia), ca. 1925

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NMM 7269.  Hunting horn, Italian East Africa (now Ethiopia), ca. 1925. Wood, ornamented with three pieces of skin from goat legs, including hooves. Interesting embouchure with a second small hole at the narrow end that can be stopped with one's thumb. Length: 59.3 cm. Joe R. & Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.


Embouchure

Close-up of embouchure hole


Goat Skin and Hooves

Goat hooves

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