Apintina, Talking Drum


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Apintina, Talking Drum   (1971.08.0012)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Musical T&E
  4. :
  5. Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Akan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 54.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 38.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 33.2 cm
Weight 5,917 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Hollowing, Incising
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

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

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