DRUMS OF THE WORLD

Torricelli Mountains slit drum











Torricelli Mountains garamut slit drum ( bun'gi or puink )
Pre-contact and stone-carved
The garamut drums from this area are of an unique canoe shaped form and can be played in an upright or in a horizontal position.
Slit gongs are used for musical purposes during ceremonial songs and dances but they are also used to send long distance messages.
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