But now the trumpet-shell was used to call the people to follow the King.
"The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)" by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith
So soon as the sun was up, a priest blew a shrill note upon a shell, which was answered by a trumpet call from the Spanish quarters.
"Montezuma's Daughter" by H. Rider Haggard
He blew forthwith the trumpet on his shell.
"Theocritus" by Theocritus
The name of a village god, and represented by a trumpet-shell.
"Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before" by George Turner
One of them carried Ganindo's bones, another his betel-nuts, another his lime-box, another his shell-trumpet.
"The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)" by Sir James George Frazer
His trumpet is a large conch, or sea-shell.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
They had flutes, and large sea-shells for trumpets, and turtle-shells which they struck with deers' horns.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
Many uttered joyful cries or blew on trumpets and conch-shells.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine
This shell is said to have been the first priestly bell, and it is even now the Hindoo church-bell, in addition to gongs and trumpets.
"The Masculine Cross" by Anonymous
Acoustic scientists put their lips to ancient conch shells to figure out how humans used these trumpets 3,000 years ago.
Cohen leads a funk-oriented band with bassist Me-shell Ndegeocello and drummer Adam Deitch, heads a trumpet -bass-drums trio called Triveni, and has teamed up with his siblings in 3 Cohens.
A group of conch-shell instruments made by a pre-Inca civilization sound similar to a kid learning to play the trumpet .
A musician plays the fundamental frequency and the first overtone of a 3,000-year-old shell trumpet unearthed in Peru.