Slit drum

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40580
Item name
Slit drum 
Category
Sound
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province > Rabaul District > Rabaul
Map
Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Bamboo
Dimensions
H: 90 mm W: 470 mm L: D: 90 mm Circum:

Description

Bamboo slit drum; rectangular handle extending at one end. Bears writing on underside of handle PAKUPAK.

Research notes

Bamboo drum, along with two wood drumsticks [40581 and 40582] were made by an unknown man in Rabaul and given to Kathleen Carman in 1982 [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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