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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Kora   (1985.11.0056)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Musical T&E
  4. :
  5. Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 1900
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 81.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 39.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 21.0 cm
Weight 930 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Metal, Pigment--Stain, Plant--Gourd, Plastic, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Cutting, Hollowing, Staining, Piercing, Wrapping
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 Gift of Jack Harlan
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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