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Musical Bow

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Object Number:
2012-31-49
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Shangana-Tsonga
Zulu
Swazi
Provenience:
South Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Reed (plant)
Description:
Musical Bow (Mqangala). Hollow cane-bow made of river-reed with three joints, and a string tied to both ends.
Length:
53.5cm
Outside Diamater:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston

Bibliography:

[Thesis] Johnston, Thomas F. 1973. The Music of the Shangana-Tsonga: A Study in Cultural Context of the Vocal and Instrumental Music of a People of Mozambique and the Northern Transvaal. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 39
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