A monk musician on the roof of the house of Chania (in Gyantse?), holding a telescopic trumpet.
- Length: 25.5 centimetres
- Width: 20 centimetres
Inscription Content"F12" on back
Biography: Lhalungpa, L. 1983: p136. for reference on dried human heads. BM Ref.No OA 1933,5-8.38a Telescopic trumpet - Tibet 18th century, presented by Sir Charles Alf Bell. BM Ref.No OA 1933,5-8.38b Telescopic trumpet - Tibet 18th century, trimmed with copper and brass. Trumpets were sounded from the rooftops of monasteries during prayers and ceremonies. The note produced was deep and reverberating.
- Topographic representation of: Gyantse (?)
- (Asia,China,Tibet,Gyantse Region,Gyantse)
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Object reference number: RPA204
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