University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameNagarit
Object Number:2014-13-35
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Skin
Rawhide
Iron
Length: 40.5 cm
Width: 32 cm
Outside Diameter:32 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:56 - Franklin Institute Number
L-222-35 - Old Loan Number
M-140 - Seder Number

Description

Nagarit. Kettle drum described by ethnologists as the "Uganda drum" - wood body, open ends covered with skin of white gemsbok. Lower end is also covered by a head, for tension only, fastened to the upper head by closely-laced series of twisted rawhide thongs.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Polin, Claire C. 07 Apr 1954. Gifts of Jubal: Musical Instruments from the Ancient East.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: xxviiiView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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