Conch Shell Trumpet
Arts of the Americas
Conch shell, pigment
5 1/2 × 7 × 13 1/4 in. (14 × 17.8 × 33.7 cm) (show scale)
A. Augustus Healy Fund
Prior to 1935, provenance not yet documented; May 1933, reportedly excavated from a site near San Cristóbal Verapaz and Tactic, Guatemala; by 1935, acquired by an unidentified Central American owner; by 1935, acquired from an unidentified Central American owner to Eggers and Heinlein, New York, NY; 1935, purchased from Eggers and Heinlein by the Brooklyn Museum.
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Maya. Conch Shell Trumpet, 250-850. Conch shell, pigment, 5 1/2 × 7 × 13 1/4 in. (14 × 17.8 × 33.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 35.1486. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.1486_PS11.jpg)
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