Showing results

Hide images


Composite harp; made of wood; triangular prism-shaped box made of pieces of wood tied together with fibre; eight pieces of cane tide to pointed edge of prism; fibre strings strung from ends of cane across rectangular base of prism; rectangular base carved with two rows of ridges; ends of prism painted with black paint; two black stripes painted across rectangular base.

  • Maker:
  • Collection:
    British Museum
  • Inventory number:
  • Place of production:
  • Culture:
  • Period:
  • Materials:
  • Specific materials/techniques:
  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:
  • Repository:British Museum