Statuette of Tuba Player with Phorbeia

Specimen Representations | SR023

Find Spot: Caria, Western Anatolia

Current Location: British Museum Asset Number: 432123001, Museum Number: 130909

Description: Small statuette of player blowing a short tuba-like instrument while wearing a phorbeia. His pose, with hand on hips is much like those seen on later Greek depictions of salpinktes

Dating: 800 – 500 BCE