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NMM 2685. Ozi, Burma (Myanmar), late 19th century. Goblet-shaped drum made by hollowing out a single block of wood. Held vertically, resting on the drummerís chest, and suspended by a cord around the neck. Used in traditional outdoor dance ensembles. Height: 34-1/4" Diameter of head: 10-1/4". Diameter of base: 12". Rawlins Fund, 1980.
Thomas E. Cross, Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet, The Shrine to Music Museum Catalog of the Collections, Vol. II, André P. Larson, editor (Vermillion: The Shrine to Music Museum, 1982), p. 19.
Thomas E. Cross, Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet, M.M. Thesis, University of South Dakota, May 1983, p. 41, plate XV.
Sarah E. Smith, "Percussion Instruments in America's Shrine to Music Museum," Percussive Notes, Vol. 37, No. 1 (February 1999), p. 7.