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Drum

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Object Number:
2012-31-10
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience:
South Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Metal
Hide
Description:
Round frame drum (Ncomane) with hide cover drum head, fixed to metal frame with 21 wood pegs (2 pegs are missing). Strings of hide are twisted and lashed in the back of the drum and form a net.
Height:
6cm
Outside Diamater:
51cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston

Bibliography:

[Thesis] Johnston, Thomas F. 1973. The Music of the Shangana-Tsonga: A Study in Cultural Context of the Vocal and Instrumental Music of a People of Mozambique and the Northern Transvaal.
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