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Shaman's drum

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected in 1937 by Donald B. Cordry (1907-1978, collector and amateur ethnologist) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Culture/People
Wixarika (Huichol)
Collector
Donald B. Cordry (Donald Bush Cordry), Non-Indian, 1907-1978
Date created
circa 1920
Object Name
Shaman's drum
Media/Materials
Wood, cowhide
Techniques
Carved, stretched, pegged
Dimensions
42 x 34 x 72 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
tepu
See related items
Wixarika (Huichol)
Music and Sound
Place
La Mesa; Nayarit State; Mexico
Catalog Number
19/5463
Barcode
195463.000