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drum

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am1856,0422.142

  • Description

    Slit-drum (teponaztli), hollowed out and carved from a piece of hardwood; carving depicts scene of battle between two cities; also with figures and calendrical inscriptions.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1200 - 1521
    • 14th century (?)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 37.2 centimetres
    • Height: 12 centimetres
  • Location

    On display: G27/dc4

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1856

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am1856,0422.142

COMPASS Title: Wooden slit-drum (teponaztli)

Unknown

COMPASS Title: Wooden slit-drum (teponaztli)

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