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End-blown trumpet

Straight, end-blown, tubular trumpet, without mouth-piece. Made from a human femur. Skin retained over the distal end. Traces of red paint on skin.

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  • Materials:Bone; Human Bone; Leather; Human Skin
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  • Repository:Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge
  • Measurements:L: 301mm; W: 65mm; H: 60mm