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Title

Kundu (hand drum)

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Ok Om River Sandaun Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Hewa people
    Media categories
    Musical instrument , Ceremonial object
    Materials used
    carved and incised wood with snake skin membrane, deeply incised design, ochre and white pigment, rattan cane, plaited plant fibre band, 2-ply plant fibre string
    Dimensions
    97.0 x 12.5 x 12.0 cm :

    0 - Whole, 97 cm (38 3/16")

    0 - Whole, 12.5 cm, diameter at drum mouth (irreg.)

    0 - Whole, 12 cm, diameter at drum head (irreg.)

    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    313.1978
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