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Drum

Object Number:
29-59-86
Current Location:
Culture:
Ambundu
Provenience:
Angola
Culture Area:
Central Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Hide
Description:
Wood. Hourglass shaped. One end covered with hide. The bulbous parts are carved with elaborate geometrical design. "Soba or chief's drum bought from the Soba at Kalunga. This soba had been imprisoned by the Portuguese for not supplying the chief with all the cattle and sheep he owned."
Credit Line:
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer
Other Number:
222   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958)
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