423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosone with mouthpiece

Rkang gling, short trumpet, with shallow cup-shaped mouthpiece anb bell in the shape of the head of a sea dragon (makara [Sanskrit]). A pair with M84-1981.

The rkang-gling is a straight trumpet associated with Tibetan Buddhism. It was traditionally made from a human femur.

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