From: North Africa (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 2014-13-87
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Arabian (uncertain)
Provenience North Africa (uncertain)
Section African
Materials Copper | Hide | Rawhide | Leather

Tabla-el-musaher or Baz. Small copper kettledrum with single head pegged on with protruding copper knobs. Rawhide thongs are also twined around the pegs. Knob on bottom with perforations through which passes a leather loop for carrying.

Height 15.4 cm
Length 15.2 cm
Width 15.2 cm
Outside Diameter 13 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number L-222-87 - Old Loan Number | M-147 - Seder Number

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