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Conch Shell Trumpet (Săng), Southeast Asia (Possibly Malaysia or Thailand), 20th Century

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NMM 7093.  Conch shell trumpet (sang), Southeast Asia, 20th century.
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Pewter extension

NMM 7093.  Conch shell trumpet (săng), Southeast Asia, 20th century. Pewter extensions with geometric wave motif and sea dragon (makara). Sharply tapered posterior extension. Buddhism's spread has yielded countless variations of design and style, seen here as manifest in Southeast Asia, perhaps Malaysia or Thailand. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.

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