Tumutumu

Maker and role
Author/Artist: Brian Flintoff

Description
Tumutumu. The tumutumu is an ancient instrument used to set a rhythm which was used to pattern the chanting of invocations and other recitals. This small carved tumutumu is made of argillite and designed to be held in the palm while struck, with the cupping and opening of the palm creating a variance in the sounds created. It goes with the striker NPM2005.126.30
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Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 101mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 89mm
0 - Whole = Height (mm) = 22mm
Accession number
NPM2005.126.29

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