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  • Description

    Bow harp with five gut strings. Roughly rectangular resonator made of wood, covered with skin. Two oval sound holes. Harp has long wooden neck and five wooden tuning pegs. Four strings of white and blue glass beads on cotton thread and two stamped and pierced coins decorated neck.

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 51 centimetres
    • Width: 12 centimetres
    • Depth: 62 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition notes

    Acquisition details unknown.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

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Object reference number: EAF130419

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