This drum is composed of a sound plate, resting on a flared torus, a cylindrical body and a tapered foot. Four handles, double, connect the upper part to the central body. The project received a decoration flat in which geometric patterns alternate with figurative representations. The top is decorated at the center of a star around which are organized in concentric registers, various scenes probably linked to fertility rites lost today. Warriors dressed in feathers are represented scrolling the remains of the deceased, a stilt house whose platform supports drums receiving the rice grains that are pounding other characters. Carrying Warriors spirits, the "dead boats" decorated with heads and tails of birds evolving from the fund. As for the vertical body of the instrument, similar to warrior spirits alternate with geometric patterns.
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