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Variously made of wood, copper or earthenware according to regional taste, these wooden kettledrums a western Nepali tradition. Although a more secondary instrument in the ensemble the damāi note it as the primordial instrument in their mythology. Collected in Salyān, Rāptī District, Nepal.

Tyāmko, Wood, hide, Nepalese

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