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Xylophone

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Object Number:29-59-95A
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Marimba
Provenience: Angola
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Gourd
Fiber
Height: 15 cm
Length: 78 cm
Width: 44 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:151 - Field No SF
I-423 - Seder Number

Description

Xylophone: 16 wooden keys of graduated length laid flat on 15 gourds which act as resonators; the whole on a wooden framework.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15View Objects related to this reference

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