111.241.11 Bossed gongs, flat gongs (with flange) and intermediate types

Brass resting bell or 'nening'.

The nening keeps time in the ritual music of the kading-pane ensemble of drums and oboes for Sora festivals honouring the dead. Dancing is a feature of these celebrations. It is held by the rim in the left hand and is struck in the centre with a wooden stick (2004.520.2).

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