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Trumpet

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected or excavated in 1915 by unnamed local residents during the Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition, led by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) and sponsored by George Heye.
Culture/People
possibly Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/TaĆ­no) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Expedition
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)
Expedition leader
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Object Type
Trumpet
Media/Materials
Conch shell/shells
Techniques
Ground
Dimensions
14 x 11 x 10 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound