Armand Hutereau as an ethnomusicologist

Object type: musical instrument > aerophones > horn > transverse horn > transverse curved drum
Materials: ivory, leather
Legend: This beautiful ivory horn shows a decorative mouth hole and a second ‘resonance hole’ that enables using it as a signalling instrument. With its leather finished bell and carrying strap, it seems like it has just been behind left by its user.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Province Orientale
Culture: Makere
Acquisition related person: Armand Joseph Oscar Hutereau (°1875 - †1914) as donor
Date of acquisition: 1912-02-02
Dimensions: 45,7 cm x 7 cm
Inventory number: MO.0.0.5820