From: Egypt

Curatorial Section: African

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Native Name Tabla Arrakab | Naggara
Object Number 2014-13-70
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt
Section African
Materials Ceramic | Skin
Technique Painted
Iconography Flower | Leaves

A pair of hand beaten, red painted joined kettle drums with yellow flowers and green leaves. Drums are of unequal size with membrane heads fastened on by a modified x-shaped thong ligature. Pottery/ceramic body - shiny paint

Height 16.5 cm
Length 31.2 cm
Width 18 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number 14 - Franklin Institute Number | L-2222-70 - Old Loan Number | M-144 - Seder Number

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