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The Maya Jaguar Drum



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Film Description:Ethnomusicologist John Burkhalter demonstrates how the Maya mimicked the sound of a growling jaguar with a reconstruction of a jaguar drum. This is part of the exhibition Painted Metaphors : Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya.
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Tags: Maya antiquities | Maya archaeology | Maya people | Mayan civilization | Museum exhibits | Music | University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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