Trobriander Drum


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Trobriander Drum   (1997.03.0005)
Communication T&E : Musical T&E : Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Trobriand Island, Kiriwina Islands
Period/Date 1960s
Culture Trobriander, Melanesian
Location On Exhibitin the Central Core exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 23.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 6.3 cm
Weight 308 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Animal--Lizard Skin
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Hollowing, Stretching
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (7.5 YR 3/6) -ns Dark Greyish Yellowish Brown ( 10 YR 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Velma Morrison
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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