slit drum

Wooden slit drum, possibly a gugu, Zande culture. The instrument is carved in the shape of a stylised cow.

This instrument was probably collected by Archibald Norman Tucker (1904-1980), author of 'Tribal music and dancing in the Southern Sudan at social and ceremonial gatherings' (1933) and 'The non-Bantu languages of North-Eastern Africa: with a supplement on the non-Bantu languages of Southern Africa' (1956)

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