About this object

History of use

Used for drumming

Cultural context


Physical description

Hourglass-shaped wooden drum with a leather head at each end. Laced from top to bottom with leather and tied in the middle with a leather thong. Ends of drum are circled by leather thongs. Handle is attached to base of drum with leather. One side of handle is covered with ticking while the other side is with raffia-like material and edged in leather.