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Drum

Object Number:2012-31-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Hide
Fiber
Height: 11.5 cm
Outside Diameter:26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Double-headed drum (Xigubu) with hide covering both sides. Hides ares atached together with hide lashing. Handle made of twited hide rope.

Bibliography:

[Thesis] Johnston, Thomas F. 1973. The Music of the Shangana-Tsonga: A Study in Cultural Context of the Vocal and Instrumental Music of a People of Mozambique and the Northern Transvaal.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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