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date: 22 November 2019


  • Alastair Dick


Large clay or wooden kettledrum of Bengal (eastern India and Bangladesh). Its head is braced with rope or leather straps, and it is hung around the neck and struck with wooden sticks at festival or martial occasions. It is similar to the ṭikārā of Bengal and Orissa, but larger.

B.K. Roy Choudhury...

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