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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Musical Instruments ➔ Rattles, Percussion Instrument, Indonesian

Note: one of the rattle/balls and thin wooden stick broke off of the handle. 4 remain. Shaker/rattle type instrument consists of a wooden handle wrapped with rattan cord at each end. See note at beginning re. broken fifth rattle and stick: Five thin wooden sticks are attached at one end. At the end of each stick is a black wooden ball painted with a decorative design and topped with a natural wooden bead. Each of the balls contains what sounds like seeds giving them a rattling sound when shaken.;Purchased specially as a a hands-on item for the Newcomers Musical Instrument Culture Kit. Accept as Education Collection. object.;Purchased for use as hands-on item for the Newcomers Musical Instrument Culture Kit.
12" h 4.5" w 4.5" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Purchased With Funds From The Michigan Humanities Council

Discovery Kit: Music (October 14 2019)

Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.

Virtual Discovery Kit: Music (April 2020)
Music is one of the first elements of culture that comes to mind. Music is found in all civilizations and has been for thousands of years. Use this collection to investigate a variety of musical instruments from around the world.
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