Chao Gongs for sound healing, your garden, your home, your sacred space. The earliest Chao gong is from a tomb discovered at the Guixian site in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. It dates from the early Western Han Dynasty. They were known for their very intense and spiritual drumming in rituals and tribal meetings. The Chao Gong comes with a simple mallet. Stand sold separately.