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Drum (bata?); carved from wood; hollowed-out cylinder of wood, roughly hourglass-shaped; circle of skin placed over each end and held in place by network of strips of leather; strip of leather for carrying strap knotted around drum.

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    British Museum
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  • Repository:British Museum