CollectionABDUA University of Aberdeen, Human Culture Collection
Object Nameshell
Object NumberABDUA:4598
Other NumberG23+2
Other Number Typeold number
Brief DescriptionTrumpet from a conch shell, with sennit handle. White beads decorate the end of the sennit handle. Has old number stuck on. Note: The trumpet was taken from a 'Heathen temple Bukutia 1876'.
Materialsshell, (Bursa, lampas), vegetable fibre, sennit, glass, glass beads
Object Production Date1800-1876
Place KeyMelanesia, Fiji Bukutia Viti Levu
Field CollectorGordon, Arthur John Lewis (Ellon Castle)
Publication NoteUniversity of Aberdeen, Report by Museum Committee, Oct 1914 - Oct 1915, p3.;
Aquisition SourceGordon, Arthur John Lewis ; Ellon Castle
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