Pair of Iron Gongs
Tetela / Nkutshu / Jonga Tribe, D.R. Congo
Forged iron, resin, glass bead

H: 19", 20"
Inventory # 10597

These are musical instruments forged in iron and hot riveted, with reliefs on both sides, in the percussion zone. Used by various groups in the central D.R. Congo, these were ritual instruments with monetary value assigned to them.