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This instrument was collected in the field by Percy Horace Gordon Powell-Cotton. It is an idiochord stick-zither made from a raffia palm stem, in which the strings are cut from the bark of the same stem, having a central notched bridge with a configuration for six strings, and twelve adjustable frets made of plaited rattan. There are twelve gourd resonators of variable sizes along the stick, attached with either raffia thread or cloth. The instrument is played with the central gourd held against the player's chest.

  • Measurements:Length: 1400mm; Height (at bridge): 245mm; Diameter: 175mm