Loading

Haniwa (terra-cotta burial figurine) holding a drum, Traditional Drums from Tottori

Tottori Prefectural Government

Tottori Prefectural Government
Tottori-shi, Tottori-ken, Japan

The history of the taiko drum in Japan can be traced as far back as the Jōmon Period (14,000 -300 BCE). In antiquity it was used primarily for ceremonial purposes, rather than for entertainment.

Details

  • Title: Haniwa (terra-cotta burial figurine) holding a drum, Traditional Drums from Tottori
  • Subject Keywords: drum, Taiko
  • Type: Musical instrument
  • Rights: © Tokyo National Museum

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Recommended

Google apps