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By 2002, Sidiqui Kaba; 2002, sold by Sidiqui Kaba to Dwight B. Heath (b. 1930), Providence, Rhode Island; 2007, gift of Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons

Luba or Hemba people, 20th century

Object Place

Democratic Republic of the Congo


Overall: 25.2 x 4.8 cm (9 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood, vegetable husks


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Idiophones