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War drum

Bronze Karen war drum from Karenni, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century

Bronze Karen war drum from Karenni, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century

Karen war drum made of bronze dating from the nineteenth cetury. The face features a design of concentric circles with central twelve pointed star. There are four decorative attachments on the edge of face and the body, which has no base, houses incised hoop decoration and two sets of two handles.

From Karenni, Southern Shah States, Myanmar (Burma).

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