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Natural Trumpet (Towel), Blackwater River, Sepik Region,
Papua New Guinea, 1970

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NMM 7279.  Natural trumpet, Blackwater River, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, 1970
Embouchure hole Detail of head


NMM 7279. Natural trumpet (towel), Blackwater River, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, 1970. Side-blown, wooden, natural trumpet. Abstract animal or human figure carved above embouchure hole, with semi-circular and curvilinear designs beneath. Bottom half of body not carved. Length: 66 cm (26"). Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.

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