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date: 15 November 2019

Tapáelocked

  • Raymond Ammann

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Conch horn of Aoba, Vanuatu. Made from a Triton shell, it is used for signalling, particularly to summon assistance for fishermen bringing in nets. The note is varied by moving a hand in the aperture. On Malakula, where it is blown from canoes to signal the number of pigs on board, it may be called ...

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