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Lyre with wooden bowl-shaped resonator covered with hide, with seven gut strings strung onto a wooden frame. The strings are bound to the crossbar with rings of plaited plant fibre.

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  • Materials:Wood;Plant;Gut;Animal;Hide;Skin;Fibre
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 610 mm Max W = 454 mm