Thon (Khmer)

ME-008-2009-CA UNIDENTIFIED

Name:  Thon

Classification:  Goblet-shaped drum

Description:  Small goblet-shaped wooden frame is fitted with snake-skin.  The thon is played with the hands and is paired with the rammana (frame drum).

Materials:  wood (body), snake skin (membrane), nylon

Ethnolinguistic Group:  Khmer

Place:  Phnom Pehn, Cambodia

Date Collected: December 2009

 


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