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Small single-headed, cylindrical drum made of a single piece of carved wood with an integral carved handle, and a slightly flared open end. There would be a membrane of reptile skin, probably glued onto the rim with a hoop of plaited rattan, now missing.

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  • Decorative elements:Delicately carved swirl patterns protruding slightly outward, as handle extensions, and three triangular carved patterned bands along the body.
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.211.1 Individual single-skin cylindrical drums
  • Repository:Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 350mm; Diameter: 90mm