University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 29-59-95A
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Marimba
Provenience: Angola
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Gourd
Fiber
Height: 15cm
Length: 78cm
Width: 44cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number151 - Field No SF

Description

Xylophone: 16 wooden keys of graduated length laid flat on 15 gourds which act as resonators; the whole on a wooden framework.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15View Objects cited in this Publication

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