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Shofar

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Mumbai (Bombay), India?
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
Animal horn
Dimensions:
Length 73 cm (28-3/4 in.)-measured straight from end to end, Diam. of bell 8.5 cm (3-5/16 in.)-at widest.
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.372
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 174.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 174.



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