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Drum (Atumpan?)

A large barrel-shaped carved wooden drum, with a bulbous shaped shallow body and animal skin membrane stretched across the top with plaited cord around the tensioning pegs. Only two pegs are still in place. Large carved wooden pegs along exterior just above three . Drum would have had seven pegs, three of which are missing. Carved linear surface pattern along bottom section.

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  • Decorative elements:Thin carved bands across the body, creating a patterned texture.
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.221.1 Individual single-skin barrel drums
  • Repository:Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 440mm; Diameter: 420mm