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African
World Cultures ➔ Zanzee

Identifier:
115837
Description:
Rectangular block of wood, with six narrow strips of iron attached to three iron bridges across the top.;Accession file 4621 notes: "Usually played by the men to pass away the time.";Part of accession 4621. The objects were collected by the donor while a missionary in the Belgian Congo, from 1922-1925. They were made by members of the Pende ethnic group, a Bantu people that live in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Date:
1925
Materials:
Wood, Iron
Source:
Gift Of Mr. Raphael Valentine
Exhibit/Program
M is for Musical Instruments ()
Makers/Donors
Pende Ethnic Group

Valentine, Mr. Raphael