University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2012-31-2A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Gourd
Fiber
Height: 46cm
Length: 141cm
Width: 64cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

19 wood bars of graduated length are tied with leather lashing to wood panel frame. Beneathe each bar are round gourd resonators of graduated size. Wood bar and gourd are of complimentary size. Insturment is supported by frame with ten wood leg. Legs and frame at fixed together with lashing.


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