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Trumpet carved from single piece of wood. Flared bell decorated with small drilled holes forming floral motifs; above this a wooden band with toothed edge to either side. Seven holes along stem with prominent circular ridges carved between each hole. Plaited fibre (vegetable) band around lip.

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    British Museum
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