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Gong (Idiophone)
Gong (Idiophone)
Gong (Idiophone)
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Gong (Idiophone)
Object
Gong (Idiophone)
Ethnic group
Fon
Origin
Benin
Material
Iron
Size
44 cm
Weight
1.90 kg
Description
Bell shaped gong made out of iron and with a long square handle and a large acoustic body.
The sound of the gong is used to summon the ancestors and gods.
The sound of the gong is used to summon the ancestors and gods.

To create the sound, the gong is struck with a wooden stick (Picture 3, by Eric Makin - Feb.2005).

Matt patina, signs of corrosion.

Price:   110,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  03-36
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