Sunday, January 20, 2008

AYPU 002 - Traditional Drummers, Kochi

Stock Image No: AYPU 002
Timila drum performers at Ayyappa temple festival, Kochi. January 2008. Timila is made from polished jack wood. Timila is an hour-glass drum. It is one of the 4 percussion instruments of "Panchavadyam". The drum heads are made of calf hide and are held together by leather braces which are also twined round the waist of the drum.

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