Wood, leather; height 75 centimeters, diameter 40 centimeters; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde der Universität Zürich
In the south of Bhutan live populations of Nepalese descent. Their folk dances are usually accompanied by a double-drum.
Wood, leather, iron; height 23 centimeters, diameter 65 centimeters; on loan from the Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
For their rituals, Shamans (jakri) of the Nepalese descendant minority, living mainly in the south, use drums that are beaten with a hammer. They are also said to be the objects upon which they ride during their shamanistic flights to the other worlds.
Wood, repaired with a piece of iron; height 35 centimeters, diameter 23 centimeters and height 28 centimeters, diameter 19 centimeters; on loan from the Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
In South Bhutan containers fashioned out of wood are filled with all sorts of drinks. The container with the provisionally repaired crack served for the storage of butter.
Wood; measurements: length 52 centimeters, diameter 10 centimeters and length 45,5 centimeters, diameter 11 centimeters and length 38,5 centimeters, diameter 8,5 centimeters; on loan from Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich