A long-necked fretted lute traditionally played with a plectrum. As with many instruments, the saz is made in a variety of sizes; this is an example of a small saz, also known as a khyrda saza or a goltukh saza. As is common with this type of instrument, it is decorated with mother-of-pearl.
Royal College of Music Museum
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- Measurements:Length: c. 595mm.
- View the original record:http://museumcollections.rcm.ac.uk/collection/Details/collect/1260