Armpit Drum


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Artifact Identification Armpit Drum   (1989.10.0046A)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Musical T&E
  4. :
  5. Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Mid-20th century
Culture Mende

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 46.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 21.5 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 1059 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Tanning
Munsell Color Information Brownish Orange (5 YR 5/6) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Costume Shop, UIUC
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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