University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2012-31-49
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Zulu
Swazi
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Reed (plant)
Length: 53.5cm
Outside Diameter:1.6cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Musical Bow (Mqangala). Hollow cane-bow made of river-reed with three joints, and a string tied to both ends.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 39View Objects cited in this Publication

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