Kundu Drum


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Artifact Identification Kundu Drum   (1971.11.0003)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Musical T&E
  4. :
  5. Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Mid 20th century
Culture Wosera Tribe, Melanesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 67.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 19.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 17.2 cm
Weight 1,424 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment, Plant--Wood, Plant--Rose
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Tanning, Incising, Painting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Brown, Nicholas, ed., The Crafts of Papua New Guinea, Papua: Office of Business Development, Ministry of Labour, Commerce & Industry, 1977, p. 10.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchased with Funds from the Friends of the World Heritage Museum
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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