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Slit Drum

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


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."

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