Call of the Sea: Shell Instruments from Western Mexico

Incised Shell Trumpet, 900-1200 Michoacán culture; Puruándiro, Michoacán, Mexico Shell; 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. 34076 Gift of Mr. Graciano Bernal Tooting Their Own Horns Shells take the sea with them wherever they go. Maybe this is the reason why so many cultures utilized and still utilize shell as a medium for both artistic and utilitarian purp...
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