Drum and drumstick

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Culture/People
Q'eqchi Maya
NMAI agent
Francisco Caal, Q'eqchi Maya
Object Name
Drum and drumstick
Media/Materials
Wood, rawhide, nylon cord, natural rubber
Techniques
Carved, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
51 x 48 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
tun (drum) and ruq'wajb' (drumstick)
Place
Cobán; Cobán Municipality; Alta Verapaz Department, North Region; Guatemala
Date created
circa 1950
Collection History
Collected by Francisco Caal (Q'eqchi Maya) for NMAI in 2003.
Catalog Number
26/2681
Barcode
262681.000
See related items
Q'eqchi Maya
Music and Sound
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Maya
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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