pūtātara (Māori taonga pūoro conch shell trumpet)
~ Wind instrument
Trumpet made of conch shell, it has a beautifully carved wooden mouthpiece. It was for signalling, but also ceremonial and ritual use.
|subtypes:||pūpakapaka (Māori taonga pūoro long necked conch trumpet)|
|type of:||natural brass instruments|
|part of:||taonga pūoro (Māori traditional instrument ensemble)|