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Drum

Object Number:61-20-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushmen
Provenience: Botswana
Culture Area: Southern Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Skin
Bamboo
Credit Line:Gift of Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1961

Description

Wooden cylinder. Cured hide top. Bamboo knocker going through and hanging from top. Open bottom. Slight carving. Wood is stained giving a dark design of zig-zags and a stripe. Notch at top for cord (carrying). Skin on top held in place by wooden pegs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1961 - 31 Dec 1961) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1982 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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