Image:  519

File date:  2003-10-27

Caption:  Shell Trumpet

Description:  Maya. shell height 21.5 cm. Conch shell trumpet. The trumpet was pierced so as to be worn suspended upside down. Published The Blood of Kings p. 308.Owner Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Museum no. 86.457

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Photograph by Justin Kerr