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Handcrafted West African Djembe Drum 22 Inches Tall, "Eagle and Elephant"

An eagle takes flight and an elephant strides across the base of a traditional... more

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An eagle takes flight and an elephant strides across the base of a traditional djembe drum. Lawrence Kattah creates the motifs in warm tweneboah wood. The djembe originated in Benin and has been introduced into neighboring countries; it has become indispensable in reggae. The goatskin head is affixed by iron rings wrapped in cotton, and the drum features a macramé cord handle.

The artisan names the drum Okordie ne Osunu, which means "Eagle and Elephant" in the Akan language.

  • 5.42 kgs
  • 11.9 lbs
  • 57 cm H x 32 cm Diam.
  • 22.5" H x 12.5" Diam.

  • Tweneboah wood, goat hide, iron, cotton cords
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Instrument Rating: Advanced/Professional quality, intended for discerning musicians
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Wanda

From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Awesome and beautiful"

This is part of a beautiful set.

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Wanda

From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Birthday Gift"

I purchased all three of the figurines produced by this artist as a set for my sons 52nd birthday.

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Elaine

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12/21/2020

"Perfect for the man-cave!"

Beautiful work of art! My son-in-law loved it!

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Kpanlogo Drummer, Original Ebony Wood Sculpture of African Drummer

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Kimberley

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03/05/2020

"more details than expected"

James my husband loved it.

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Kpanlogo Drummer, Original Ebony Wood Sculpture of African Drummer

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Linda

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10/04/2018

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Michelle

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12/19/2017

"Kpanlogo Drummer"

Gorgeous piece. Exceeded my expectations.

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Kpanlogo Drummer, Original Ebony Wood Sculpture of African Drummer

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