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Itwoomba drum - Kuba - Congo

€225.00

Slit drum: african art instruments

In African art, among the instruments we find the slit drum. This one is figurative and probably represents a reptile. A small cut makes it possible to make sound box and amplify the sound. This type of object of the genus Itwoomba was an oracle used during divination rituals by the Kuba, in Congo. This one has a zoomorphic / animal shape.

Origin : private collection P. Vandenbergh, BelgiumDating : 1960'sSize : 48 x 8 cmMaterial : wood

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Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Kuba / Bakuba
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium

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