Three old Yoruba Oro drums from Benin. Of Yoruba secret societies a particularyl influential one is Oro, A men's society with immense political power. It hunts down wrondoers and witches, and has the power to exwecute them. When the Oro drums beat at night everyone locks themselves up in their hutsin fear of seein Oro. These drums are very rare, and came out of a sacred forest in east Benin.
Oro, Yoruba, Benin
Material: wood, animnalk hide, twine
Maße: 140 cm