University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:93-9-37
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ghana
Culture Area: West Africa
Date Made: 1900-1971
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1971
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Metal
Leather
String
Credit Line:Gift of Harvey and Doris Tower, 1993

Description

Wooden barrel, no bottom. Stretched skin attached to strings tied on wooden pegs. Five painted red metal bands, wood painted blue and green in alternating pattern. Six semi-circles sawed out on bottom.


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