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Shepherd's trumpet

  • Shepherd's trumpet
  • Shepherd's trumpet
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected by Earl Wanser (1883-1954, a carpenter who worked intermittently in Peru between 1920 and 1924); purchased by MAI from Earl Wanser in 1924.
Culture/People
Quechua
Collector
Earl Wanser, Non-Indian, 1883-1954
Previous owner
Earl Wanser, Non-Indian, 1883-1954
Seller
Earl Wanser, Non-Indian, 1883-1954
Date created
circa 1910
Object Type
Shepherd's trumpet
Media/Materials
Cow horn, wood, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Cut, drilled, pegged, carved, tied
Dimensions
47 x 26 x 16 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound