From: Russia | Turkestan

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Native Name Nagara
Object Number 2014-13-74
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Russia | Turkestan
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta | Hide | Rawhide | Cloth

Nagara. Pottery kettledrum with hide head held on by a network of rawhide tongs. A cloth-strip roll at the base to act as padding. Rattling agents of some kind within the vessel.

Object is broken.

Height 23 cm
Outside Diameter 27.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number L-222-74 - Old Loan Number | 8 - Franklin Institute Number | M-149 - Seder Number | 6184.74 - Franklin Institute Number

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