Akonting

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Description

30 x 9"; Wood and hide

Abstract

A two-stringed West African musical instrument; consists of a wooden body and a hide membrane which are bound together. On the back is a strap which would allow the musician to stand while playing.

Date

1960s

Identifier

ms048_019

Files

ms048_019.jpg

Citation

unknown, . “Akonting.” Truman Warner Anthropological Collection, MS048. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 14 Oct. 2019.

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