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Goge (part)

This is a resonator body only, probably from a goge spike-lute that can be found in southern Nigeria. It is made from a semi-spherical gourd, orange in colour, with a soundtable made of stretched reptile skin pinned with small wooden pegs. The skin has a soundhole hemmed with plaited thread.

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  • Repository:Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 153mm; Depth: 85mm