Tin Mweleun, Slit Gong (Atingting kon)


Tin Meweleun (commissioned by Tain Mal), Slit gong (Atingting Kon), 1960s, wood and paint, 175.2 x 28 x 23.5 inches (The Metropolitan Museum of Art); speakers: Dr. Billie Lythberg and Dr. Steven Zucker


Additional resources:

Video about this slit gong from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Musical instruments of Oceania from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art

Cite this page as: Dr. Billie Lythberg and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Tin Mweleun, Slit Gong (Atingting kon)," in Smarthistory, November 21, 2021, accessed September 27, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/tin-mweleun-slit-gong/.