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Naqqāra

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Arabia
Culture:
Arabian
Medium:
Metal
Dimensions:
H. 11.4 cm (4-1/2 in.), Diam. of head 17.8 cm (7 in.)
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / kettle drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.366
Not on view
One of a of pair of small kettledrums with ornate brass bodies.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 80.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 80.



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