University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-77
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: c. 1934
Early Date: 1929
Late Date: 1939
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Skin
Length: 31 cm
Width: 23 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Water drum-made of a hollowed-out log-skin top with wooden rim around it-made of Buckeye wood and groundhog skin-used in ceremonial dances and recording rites, 1934.


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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