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This masenqo is a banjo-like bowed lute. It is made of wood, with a diamond-shaped resonator covered with a skin head.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:321.312 Spike box lutes or spike guitars
  • Repository:University of Aberdeen Museums
  • Measurements:Overall length: 803 mm. Resonator widest B. from opposite points 280 mm. approx. Lengthways from opposite points 320 mm. Approx. depth (varies) 105 mm.