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Horn

19th–20th century

Elephant Ivory

base+object: 8 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (22.54 x 5.4 x 8.89 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.34
Culture: 
Mende, Temne, Sherbro, or Krio
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Geography: 
Country Sierra Leone
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Possibly bought by Siegmann in Liberia or Sierra Leone before 1986
Bequest of William Siegmann to Yale University Art Gallery, 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.