This is beautiful Vintage Detailed Painted Wood Carving that was created to use as a Garamut Drum Beater from the Sepik River Region of Papua New Guinea. The people of the Sepik area understand the drum's sound as its voice. This voice can carry long distances to announce meetings, call individuals, issue warnings, and even contact neighboring villages. Communication occurs through a complex series of rhythms and tones beat out with this carved wooden drum beater by an initiated man. More than just an instrument, this drum is central to the lives the entire community.
This Garamut Drum Beater is simply beautiful and would be a lovely addition to your home or collection. Late 20th-Century This drum beater Shows Age and Wear 26 Inches Tall 2 inches Wide 1 Inch Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA.
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