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Drum

Object Number:AF3603A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Leather
Fabric
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25609 - Oldman Number

Description

Drum. Hourglass type. The two drumheads are held together by twisted thongs. There is a carrying loop of plaited thongs, and a long tubular cloth string in multiple loops attached to the drum. See fig. 223 in Br. Mus. Hdbk. to Ethnogr. Collections.

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