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pot-shaped Indian percussion instrument
|Subclass of||musical instrument|
ghaṭam (Sanskrit: घट ghaṭam "pot", Tamil: kaṭam, Kannada: ಘಟ ghaṭa, Telugu: ఘటం ghaṭaṁ) is a percussion instrument used in the Carnatic music of South India. Its analogue in Rajasthan is known as the madga and pani mataqa "water jug".