SIGNAL HORN

 

  • Fu, signal horn
  • Asmat, West Papua
  • Bamboo
  • Length: 30 cm, diameter: 6 cm
  • First half 20th century
  • Ex collection Alex Arthur
  • € 495,--

 

The Fu is used during headhunting raids to frighten the enemy and is blown by the returning headhunters to inform the villagers of the results.

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