National Geographic : 1926 Jun
A PIANIST OF CENTRAL AFRICA The sounding box of this unique instrument is a gourd and its strings are slips of bamboo. A pleasing musical effect is obtained by a good performer. ROBED FOR MAGISTERIAL DUTIES Native chiefs act as judges inpurely native disputes. The headdress and a loin cloth constitute the "judicial wig and robe," while the necklace is the badge of authority (see text, page 696).