Drum (Single Head)

Unidentified Baganda maker


Hide, wood, and twine thread

Overall: 8 7/8 × 8 1/4 in. (22.5 × 21 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Uganda, Eastern Africa, Africa

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Recontextualizing 'Primitive' Art: Melanesian and African Works, An Exhibition in Process, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 72, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 25, 1997


Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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