|Native Name||Chu-ko Ku|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Han Dynasty|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from T. M. Huang, 1913|
|Other Number:||Getz 103 - Other Number|
War drum (Chu-ko-ku). Bronze with dark brown and green patina. Low circular shape with bulging shoulder and flat top. The incised decoration is centered by a 12 pointed star followed by intricate border devises in circular form. 4 suspension handles on shoulder.
These drums of the Shan tribes, along the Burmese frontier derived their name, Chu-ko drums, after the Chinese general Chu-ko Liang (Zhuge Liang 181-234 CE) , who invaded that country during the Minor Han dynasty (221-265 CE).
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 211 no.103||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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