Mangbetu drum, DRCongo


Mangbetu drum, DRCongo, hard wood, metal, 27"x16". Throughout Africa drums are used as a musical instrument integral to ritual dances and performances, they are also valued as works of art in themselves. This slit drum with a hollow chamber which resonates a beautiful mid-range tone when struck has significant age and may have seen village use. (Unlike masks, drums are not commonly made to be sold). It is made from a single piece of wood and is decorated with small figures made of metal studs. Good condition with some signs of wear and usage.

  • Model: AA40
  • Shipping Weight: 11lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 28 January, 2014.

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