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Ugandan Ngoma (Drum)

Animal hide with fur, Wood

6 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. (diameter) (16.51 cm x 10.8 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.16.17
Geography: Africa, Uganda, Mpambire
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Musical Instruments & Sound-making Implements
Culture/Nationality: Ugandan, East African, African
Collection: Kilbride Collection

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  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • drums - Membranophones with a resonating cavity covered at one or both ends by a membrane, which is sounded by striking, rubbing, or plucking.
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
  • hide - Integument of a large animal such as a cow or buffalo separated from the body with or without hair, whether green, dry, tanned, or dressed. For the integument of a small animal, use "skin." For tanned hide, use "leather."
  • musical instruments - Sound-producing apparatuses whose primary function is to play music.
  • tourism - The industry providing facilities and services to people traveling for recreation.
  • Ugandan - The style and culture of the central African State, Uganda.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • The Philip L. Kilbride Memorial Exhibition Bryn Mawr College , Apr 5, 2013 – Jul 25, 2014

  • Owner Name: Gift of Philip Kilbride, Professor of Anthropology
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Acquisition Method: Purchased/Collected
    Ownership Start Date: Last quarter 20th century
    Ownership End Date: 1999

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