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Object Number:AF2375
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: British East Africa
Ukamba
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Cowhide
Credit Line:Purchased from Lawson S. Propst and William Wight, 1916

Description

Hollowed log with handle; tympanums of cow hide. "Used at dances, pounded on ground by young men."


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Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition
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