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Elondja [elundja]locked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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Clapperless iron bell of the Binja people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is about 50 to 60 cm long and usually mounted on a wooden two-pronged fork. It is hit with a wooden stick tipped with a rubber ball; the place where it is struck is generally decorated with 10 to 13 bumps hammered from the inner side. Among the Yela and Kota of the DRC, ...

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