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Drum

Native NameTam-Tam
Object Number:2003-72-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Senegal
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Skin
Technique:Carved
Height: 50 cm
Outside Diameter:24 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1994.X.11742 - Other Number

Description

Tamtam de pimhawas; portable drum carved from solid block of wood; skin held in place w/ wooden pegs.

Bibliography:

[Book] Barone, Joseph. 1961. A Handbook of the Musical Instrument collection of the Commercial Museum, Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: page 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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