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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 21-11 | Provenience: Kano, Nigeria | People or Culture: Hausa | Object: Chordophone | Material: Wood, gourd, grass stalk, hide, gut, leather, fiber string | Description: Pear-shaped gourd, halved lengthwise, covered with hide; cylindrical wooden shaft passes thry the hide on the cut face; further end of shaft cleft: around each end is wrapped a gut string which is raised over a bridge of grass stalk and pulled to the further end of the shaft where it is tied down by strips of leather. | Dimensions: (in cm.) 43.5 cm. long | Collection: Gift; R.A. Asher 1966 [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 221125 | Field No. | Neg. No. 17 | Acc. 2933 [BACK] [PHOTOGRAPH]Catalog Number: 221125.nosubDescription: musical instrumentMaterials: wood, gourd, grass stalk, gut, hide, leather, fiber stringCultural Attribution: HausaAccession Number:  N. Asher (Gift)Accession Year:Other Numbers: 17City/Town: KanoCollector/Source: Norman Asher, Robert A. Asher, Robert A. AsherEMu IRN: 1127121GUID: 2ac91adc-81fc-4681-a0b6-1f2ce29010c6
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