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Slit Drum

Native NameChingufu (uncertain)
Object Number:2014-13-64
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: West Africa
Height: 52.7 cm
Length: 94 cm
Width: 31.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:18 - Franklin Institute Number
L-222-64 - Old Loan Number
I-289 - Seder Number


Chingufu(?) Large slit drum with triangular section, the slit being at the apex of the triangle. A metal jingle is mounted inside the slit.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (17 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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