Type: Membranophones > Drums > Kettle.
Region: South Asia.
Description: The Jvahkhi or Jor Nagara are a pair of kettle drums from Nepal. The jvahkhi are played with two sticks by the Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley as part of Bhajan
Construction: They are made of copper or clay, the smaller 15 cm deep and 20 cm in diameter, the larger 25 cm deep and 23 cm in diameter, with goatskin heads.
Citations: Bibliography: Mireille Helffer, revised by Gert-Matthias, Wegner and Simonne Websites: Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments / Jvahkhi ;