- K.A. Gourlay
- , revised by Ferdinand J. de Hen
Long cylindro-conical drum of the Yaka people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is supported on a pedestal and the single head is secured by nails. The drum was traditionally used for initiation ceremonies. It was placed between the player’s legs, secured with a strap, and beaten by the hands. Other drums of this type in the DRC include the Bembe ...