tumutumu (Māori taonga pūoro ancient struck idiophone)

~ Percussion instrument


Made of resonating stone, wood or bone with a striker of stone, bone or hardwood, this ancient instrument was used for rhythm during chanting.


from:New Zealand
subtypes:pahū pounamu (Māori taonga pūoro gong made of jade and bone)
type of:percussion idiophone
part of:taonga pūoro (Māori traditional instrument ensemble)
Wikidata:Q76375872 [info]
information page:http://www.richardnunns.net.nz/tumutumu-a-found-percussion-instrument/ [info]