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Drum

Object Number:2012-31-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Metal (uncertain)
Tin Can
Hide
Height: 12.4 cm
Outside Diameter:11.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Cylindrical double-headed drum (Xigubu) . Body of drum is a metal can. The hide drum heads are are attatched with hide lashing. Handle made of twisted hide. Top of one drum head is damage.

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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