Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tar

Date:
second half 19th century
Geography:
Mauritania
Culture:
Tuareg people
Medium:
Wood, hide
Dimensions:
Diam. 20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.), D 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / frame drum
Credit Line:
Gift of Herbert J. Harris, by exchange, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.538
Not on view
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