carved wooden drum with a skin typanum retained by sennit which passes round the body of the drum over wooden pegs - see photo on back of catalog card; from the Taphonse Collection of musical instruments, Oxford, and depicted in W.D. Webster's Catalogue No. 21, fig. 155.; Label (found inside drum 4/84): "Drum African from Benin Cut out of a solid piece of wood and covered with a human scalp. The beaters are made from the shell of a nut attached to a piece of string. Height 5 - 1/4 inches. Diameter 4 inches ts/-"
Dimensions: H = 13.3; 5 1/4"; D (head) = 10.2 cm; 4"