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This drum is carved from a single piece of wood, with hide drum heads at both ends. It still retains the original leather belt used to hold the instrument in playing position.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.21 Cylindrical drums
  • Repository:University of Aberdeen Museums
  • Measurements:H:470 D:220