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Stringe Telephone, Andean, ~1200 yrs old

String telephone.  Chimu culture.  Northern Peru. ~1200 – 1400 years old.   “…two resin-coated gourd receivers, each three-and-one-half inches long; stretched-hide membranes stitched around the bases of the receivers; and cotton-twine cord extending 75 feet when pulled taut….”   National Museum of the American Indian


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