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Lali, 1860 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.9.01

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Lalis are wooden slit drums, made by hollowing out logs of resonant timber, leaving crosspieces at both ends, and beaten with two sticks. Small portable lalis, similar to this example, were used for dancing and ceremonial occasions.


  • 1860 - 1930

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2018-02-07 14:31:12+00:00

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