junjung (Sacred royal Serer war drum)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Sacred cylindrical goat or cattle rawhide drum, traditionally it was held with straps or placed on a stand and played horizontally while walking to battle, on special state occasions and religious ceremonies.

Relationships

from: Gambia
Senegal
type of: cylindrical drum
dunun
Wikidata: Q3190079 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Serer_Royal_War_Drum_(Jung-Jung)._19th_Century._Jung-Jung_From_The_Kingdom_of_Sine_(in_modern_day_Senegal).jpg [info]