University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBanya
Object Number:2014-13-79
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: pre 1914
Late Date: 1914
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Leather
Wood
Height: 26.5 cm
Outside Diameter:24.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-79 - Old Loan Number
M-150 - Seder Number

Description

Elongated hemispheric-shaped ceramic kettledrum. Head held in place by thin leather straps attached to head and base and knotted together approximately in the middle. Tuning paste (Black circular shape) on head. body is wood- dull maroon color. Leather carrying strap. good condition


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