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Anyuak lamellaphone (tum)

Date Made: By 1936 and collected by Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Anyuak lamellaphone (Tum)

Lamellaphone with an almost rectangular soundbox that narrows slightly to one end. The box has been made from five pieces of a yellowish brown wood, fastened together along the edges with rows of flat-headed iron nails. The soundboard is flat, and overhangs the rest of the body at the proximal end. This object is called tum by the Anyuak