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Breasted Drum

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Ghana
Culture:
Akan, Ashanti (Asante)
Medium:
Wood, hide egg
Dimensions:
L.: 62.8 cm.; Head diam.: 22 cm.
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / biconical drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1409
Not on view
[ W. D. Webster ] ; Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Esther A. Dagan in Drums: The Heartbeat of Africa. (not entered)., Galerie Amrad African Art Publications. Montreal, Canada, 1993, pg. 100, fig. 28.6, ill.



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