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Slit drum

Small slit drum made from an hollowed trunk of wood, with a flattened top surface and a barrel-shaped outline. It has a narrow carved slit along the center outlined with seven circular shapes. In addition to the slit there is a carved rectangular indentation at each end.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:111.243 Slit drums
  • Repository:Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 80mm; Width: 300mm; Depth: 65mm