Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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double gong
  • Nigeria
  • double gong, 1953–1963
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • iron, cord, hammering
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 19.5 x 17 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 5/8 x 6 11/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Theodore Eaton
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0208
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These two slightly flattened cone-shaped gongs are joined at the shared, bent stem. Each gong has two side seams and a short, thin cord is tied at the stem.