logo
OPEN TODAY 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Slit Drum

Object Number:29-59-87
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Angola
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:328 - Field No SF
20092 - Other Number

Description

Palm branch; a narrow slit has been cut lengthwise to within about 20 cm. of each end, and the branch hollowed out for this distance; on one side, narrow ridges have been carved perpendicular to the opening. "Used for dances and funerals."

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org



© Penn Museum 2019 Report Web Accessibility Issues and Get Help / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy /