Kettle drum

Amhara people
20th century


Object Place: Ethiopia

Dimensions

Overall: 44 (incl. handle) x 34 x 22 cm (17 5/16 x 13 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1009

Medium or Technique

Wood, calfskin

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

Provenance

About 2001, sold by Baba Sylla, New York to Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2007, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 2007)

NOTE: Provenance information was provided by the donor at the time of the gift, and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons