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Drum

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Object Number:
2012-31-12
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience:
South Africa
Uganda
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Hide
Fiber
Description:
Conical double-sided drum (Ngoma) with a smaller bottom. Body of drum made of wood. Both sides are covered by hide (white with brown spots). drum heads are attached with multiple lengths of twisted hide lashing. Hide is worn around rims of drum.
Height:
35cm
Outside Diamater:
32cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston

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