From: Ethiopia

Curatorial Section: African

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Native Name Nagarit
Object Number 2014-13-35
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Ethiopia
Section African
Materials Wood | Skin | Rawhide | Iron

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.

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

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