pahū pounamu (Māori taonga pūoro gong made of jade and bone)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Gong made of pounamu; greenstone and pilot-whale bone with a striker made of akeake, a hardwood.

Relationships

from: New Zealand
part of: taonga pūoro (Māori traditional instrument ensemble)
type of: tumutumu (Māori taonga pūoro ancient struck percussion)
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_Nunns_17.jpg [info]