Unknown Artist

Kundu (hand drum)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Ok Om River, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Hewa people
Media
Musical instrument, Ceremonial object
Medium
carved and incised wood with snake skin membrane, deeply incised design, ochre and white pigment, rattan cane, plaited plant fibre band, 2-ply plant fibre string
Dimensions
97.0 x 12.5 x 12.0 cm :
0 - Whole; 97 cm; diameter at drum mouth (irreg.)
0 - Whole; 12.5 cm; diameter at drum head (irreg.)
0 - Whole; 12 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
313.1978