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LaHave Islands Marine Museum

Horn


Accession number: 1978.500J.01
Object type: Dory
Date: before 1978
Materials: Metal Wood
Measurements: 53 cm L x 10 cm W
Marks/Label: 500J written on side of funnel
Narrative: Used by fishermen to communicate in the fog
Description: The object is a long, tapered and  hollow with a cylindrical shape. It has a round wide bottom opening and tapers up to a small round opening which is covered by a wooden (?) mouthpiece into which the player would blow to create sound.
History of Use: Used on a dory.