Sangbori Drum

A wooden double ended drum, known as a sangbori . Sangbori drums are most commonly used by Sande women. This example has skin stretched over each end, held in place with blue dyed fabric and string. It resembles the sangbai drum, as it has one drum head that is wider than the other.

Further Information

  • Type: Musical instruments
  • Object: Sangbori Drum
  • Materials: Wood, Leather, animal skin, Metal
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 440mm [L] x 195mm
  • Production Date: Pre 1960
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Guy Massie-Taylor (Collector)
  • Museum: Glasgow Museums
  • Accession Number: GLAMG:A.1985.13.ej

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