• Yoruba Bata Drums – Set of 3 (smallest size, or “Omele”)
  • Yoruba Bata Drums – Set of 3 (smallest size, or “Omele”)
  • Yoruba Bata Drums – Set of 3 (smallest size, or “Omele”)

Yoruba Bata Drums – Set of 3 (smallest size, or “Omele”)

$150.00

Yoruba Bata Drum, set of 3. Smallest omele size, which creates a higher pitch. Ships direct from Nigeria.

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Shipping: $30
Ships From: Jos, Nigeria
Shipping Method: Postal Service

Product Description

Yoruba Bata drums are double-headed drums, with an hourglass shape where one end is larger than the other. The drums and variants migrated to the Caribbean and South America.

These 3 pieces are the smallest Bata drums, called “Omele.” The largest lead drum (not featured) is termed the “Iya-Ilu” (essentially the mother drum).

This is a set of 3 Omele sized Bata drums.

Playing

Can be played with leather or rubber straps (included) or by hand.

Dimensions

Dimensions vary, approximately: 4 x 9 inches.

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