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Arched harp.

Technical description: Boat-shaped resonating box of hollowed-out wood, length of resonating chamber 610; average width of resonating chamber 130; 4 circular sound-holes in sound-table; 13 strings (silk covered metal and gut) knotted to bar fixed through the sound-table; strings are tied to tightening braids of red plaited cotton around the neck; maximum height of neck 590.

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    Probably 20th century
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:322.11-13
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:322.11-13
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:610