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date: 06 December 2019


  • Ferdinand J. de Hen


Cylindro-conical kettledrum of the Nkundo, Jia, and Sakata peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The partially hollowed wooden body usually contains small rattling stones and is usually painted red or red and white. The closed lower end is covered with a hide to which the goatskin head is fastened by leather cords. The height varies between 50 and 160 cm. ...

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