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Pel ambish

Accession Number
1988/2.1

Title
Pel ambish

Artist(s)
Kuba

Artist Nationality
Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1885

Medium & Support
wood, animal hide, animal skin with fur and plant fibers

Dimensions
26 7/16 in x 3 9/16 in x 9 7/16 in (67.2 cm x 9 cm x 24 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Friends of the Museum of Art in honor of Evan M. Maurer

Label copy
The king is flanked by one or two of these sacred drums during important public ceremonies.

Primary Object Classification
Ritual Object

Primary Object Type
musical instrument

Collection Area
African

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Keywords
drums
handles
royalty

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