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unknown Kuba (Congolese)


19th century - 20th century

2.09 x 2.93 x 13.78 in. (5.309 x 7.442 x 35.001 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.103
Geography: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Musical Instruments & Sound-making Implements
Culture/Nationality: Kuba, Congolese, Central African, African
Collection: Jane Martin 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.
  • Central African - Nationality, styles, and culture of the people of the nation of the République centrafricaine.
  • Congolese - Nationality, styles, and cultures of the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Kuba - Describes works created by the African people of the same name living in the central Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • whistles - Short, usually high-pitched duct flutes having no fingerholes, or no more than one; the body may contain a captive pellet to add a roll to the sound.

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  • "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): Record No.: 0134234.

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