Hornblower


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Hornblower
© D. Anthony Mahone

The royal ancestral shrine at Chief Isekhure's home included several sculptural decorations. This 20th-century piece represents a member of the royal guild of ivory trumpeters. Although inspired by palace sculptures of the same subject--some of which date back to the 16th century--its proportions differ, and the horn itself has an exaggerated length.


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