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date: 16 December 2019

Bongembalocked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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Kettledrum of the Mbwanja and Eso peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The head is usually made of an elephant ear, affixed to a clay pot resonator by fibre or leather thongs. It is known among the Ngando as ebondza and by the Nkundo as ilonga.

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