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date: 10 December 2019

Pirailocked

  • Alastair Dick

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Pair of small, head-worn drums of Tamil Nadu and Andhra, southeast India. The drums are of the frame- drum type, but have an unusual structure, each consisting of a small, but heavy, metal ring that continues into a stem, bent at a right angle and attached frontally to a flat, curving metal strip. In one of the pair the ring is circular (...

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