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Wood drum with handle carved from the solid and lizard skin membrane. Carved decoration on the body of the drum. Decorative tassels of red European textile.
Height: 73 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1951
Utakwa-Mimika River District, Dutch New Guinea.
Obtained on the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition, 1910. Obtained by donor from C.B. Kloss.
See A.F.R Wollaston, "Pygmies and Papuans," C.G. Rawling, "The Land of the New Guinea Pygmies", Haddon & Layard, "Ethnographical Collections, Utakwa River, New Guinea."
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Obtained on the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition, 1910. Obtained by donor from C.B. Kloss.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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