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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

African ➔ Ntenga Drum

Identifier:
171190
Description:
A ntenga drum is a percussion instrument of Africa made of animal hide and fur with strings on the sides that tighten the top and bottom. Drums such as these are often used in rituals and celebrations. 
Materials:
Animal Hide, Fur, String
Dimensions:
2" h
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Gift Of Gordon L. Olson
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Discovery Kit: Holiday Traditions (December 9 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.
Maker/Donor
Gordon L. Olson