University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameDarabukke
Object Number:2014-13-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Ceramic
Leather
Ivory
Technique:Inlaid
Length: 40.2 cm
Width: 26 cm
Depth: 27.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:57 - Franklin Institute Number
L-333-36 - Old Loan Number
M-141 - Seder Number

Description

Darabukke. Pottery body covered with red leather. Head held in place by the leather and by a braided leather cord passing over the leather where it meets the membrane. Ivory inlay. Braided leather carrying strap


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