|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Mexico (Central America)|
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Robert M. Zingg, 1938|
Upright. Of hollowed tree trunk. Notched to provide 3 supports. Skin head fastened on with pegs and rawhide. Small square hole in wooden side. Beaten by shaman's hands [at fiestas]. Used in the picturesque ceremony based on eating the narcotic cactus "Peyote". The drum was commanded to be used in the ceremonial worship of Sun-father and Grand-father fire.
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