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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. The number of strings and adjustable frets is unclear, but the number of gourds suggests a four or five string instrument. It is also not clear if one gourd is missing. The central bridge is missing. The instrument is played with the larger gourd (below the bridge) held against the player's chest.

  • Measurements:Length: 1690mm