Kora

1999.01.0001

Photo of Kora

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Kora   (1999.01.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication T&E : Musical T&E : Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Burkina Faso
Period/Date 1997
Culture Senufo
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 124.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 37.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 34.8 cm
Weight 1700 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plastic, Plant--Gourd, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Hollowing, Cutting, Carved
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Found on Spurlock Museum Web Page for Musical Expressions of the Senufo-Tagba: http://www.spurlock.uiuc.edu/explorations/online/senufomusic/instruments/ngoni1.html

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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